Virginia takes Villanova in a crucial game


The Virginia Cavaliers take on the Villanova Wildcats in one of the college basketball games on Sunday, January 29, 2017, start time at 1:00 PM ET, at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The No.12 Virginia Cavaliers (16-3) are riding in a five game winning streak, including a 71-54 win over Notre Dame. London Perrantes had 22 points and five rebounds while Isaiah Wilkins added 13 points to lead Virginia.

On the season, Virginia averages 69.6 points, 33.6 rebounds and 15.1 assists per game. Defensively, Virginia basketball yields 53.3 points (1st) per game against the opposing teams. Perrantes leads in points with 12.3 and in assists with 3.7 per ame. Jarred Reuter leads in field goal percentage with 60.3 per game.

Five players are averaging at least 8.2 points per game for Virginia, they are: Perrantes (12.3), Austin Nichols (11.0), Marial Shayok (10.0), Devon Hall (8.2) and Kyle Guy (8.2) per game.

The No. 1 Villanova Wildcats (19-2) are coming from a 74-72 loss to the Marquette Golden Eagles. Mikal Bridges had 20 points, six rebounds and two assists while Jalen Brunson added 19 points, four rebounds and four assists.

On the season, Villanova averages 78.3 points, 34.4 rebounds and 14.8 assists per game. Defensively, Villanova yields 62.6 points per game against the opposing teams. Josh Hart leads in points with 19.0 per game while Bronson tops in assists with 4.2 per game. Darryl Reynolds leads in field goal percentage with 70.6 per game.

Four players are averaging at least 10.2 points per game, they are: Hart (19.0), Brunson (14.1), Kris Jenkins (13.7) and Bridges (10.2) per game.

Virginia vs Villanova basketball game info:

Date: January 29, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: Fox
Live Stream: Fox Sports Go
Odds and Point Spread: -5.5 Villanova, 125.5 O/U

Scores and results will be posted here after the game.

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