Villanova Wildcats

#25 Overall 2nd in BIGE Tournament Odds: 85.4%
2020-21 Season
#6 ‐ #214 Off-Def
#6 Offense
#214 Defense
#25 Overall

Jalen Brunson’s 31 points leads Villanova past Providence in overtime for Big East championship

Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson scored 31 points on 12-for-23 shooting Saturday, to go with 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1 steal in a 76-66 overtime win over the Providence Friars.

What It Means:

Villanova is on a mission this year, and they looked poised to take the top seed in the NCAA Tournament. Brunson has been a big reason why, as he has now scored 31 points four times this season.

Villanova is the number-one team in numberFire's power rankings, and our models project them as a 1-seed in the tournament.