Villanova an underdog for first time since 2016 against Purdue
Phil Booth led Villanova during the regular season and again in the Round of 64 matchup against Saint Mary’s. Booth collected 20 points and six assists on Thursday night.
Historic Results for the NCAA Tournament No. 1 Seeds
Leading up to the Selection Sunday, one thing was certain: the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats were going to be the NCAA Tournament favorite and overall top seed. That’s what happens when you put together a 31-0 record. But outside of that, there were a lot of questions. Did Virginia and Arizona do enough to warrant No.
|Field goal %||44||211|
|Free throw %||73||104|
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|Free throw %||69||79|
|Cole Swider||F||Out indefinitely - Hand - 01/18/19||+ -|
|Swider will miss a notable period of time after breaking his right hand.|
|Collin Gillespie||G||Prob Wed - Concussion - 12/22/18||+ -|
|Gillespie missed the last game due to concussion-like symptoms but is likely to play against DePaul on Wednesday.|
|Jahvon Quinerly||G||Prob Sat - Upper Body - 12/05/18||+ -|
|Quinerly is nursing an upper-body injury but is expected back Saturday against St. Joseph's.|