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11-0, 1st in Big East

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Spoke with ESPN 100 PG Courtney Ramey. Will take an official visit to Texas Dec 27-30, as well as Villanova and UCLA in February. Already visited Oklahoma State. He is still looking at Ohio State, Louisville and Missouri. ‬Ramey is out with a broken wrist but his team Webster Groves plays Memphis East tonight 7pm est ESPN2

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Brunson, Spellman shine for Nova (1:00)
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Brunson leads No. 1 Villanova in rout of Temple

Jalen Brunson had 22 of his career-high 31 points in No. 1 Villanova's dominating first half and Omari Spellman scored 27 to help lead the Wildcats to an 87-67 rout of Temple on Wednesday night.

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Career nights from Spellman, Brunson lead Nova victory (3:07)
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Villanova makes Temple pay for full-court press (0:24)
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Ben Simmons takes in Villanova game (0:20)
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1dMyron Medcalf

The most exciting players in college basketball

The argument about the best player in college basketball will go on all season. But it's already clear which players are the most exciting. We go through the list, starting, of course, with Deandre Ayton and Collin Sexton.

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Villanova atop AP poll after tumultuous week

Villanova is the new No. 1 in the AP Top 25, hopping over Michigan State, while Arizona State made a big leap after a tumultuous week in which half of the top 10 lost.

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3dJohn Gasaway

When each of the remaining unbeaten teams will lose

There are seven unbeaten teams left in college basketball. Some are unblemished because they are playing well, others because they haven't played anybody. So when will each lose? Some could be 24 hours from now. For others, it could be awhile.

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Villanova remains undefeated with win vs. La Salle (0:43)

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Watched Villanova up close win 3 games in 3 days at the Battle 4 Atlantis. What stood-out most is their balanced scoring and togetherness. Their team approach is business like. Climbing to no.1.

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DiVincenzo answers with a 3-pointer (0:22)

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Duke haters beware. Almost no way the Blue Devils fall off the top line even with loss at B.C. Villanova likely No. 1 overall in next bracket if it finishes off Philly sweep of La Salle and Temple.

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Brian Franey ESPN Producer 

Villanova Coach Jay Wright catches up with former Wildcat Josh Hart as the Lakers visit Philadelphia Thursday.

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

With its dominating win over Gonzaga, Villanova is now viewed as the strongest team going forward per espn.com/bpi .

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Nova molding into championship form (0:53)
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Villanova announces itself among the elite

Villanova made a statement on Tuesday against Gonzaga, showing it belongs with the nation's elite behind a breakout performance from Mikal Bridges.

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Bridges looked to set tone on defense (0:20)
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Bridges, Nova handle Gonzaga (1:21)
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Bridges scores career-high 28 to lead Nova past Gonzaga

Mikal Bridges had his coming out performance as one of top players in the nation, scoring a career-high 28 points to lead No. 4 Villanova to an 88-72 victory over No. 12 Gonzaga in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night.

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Sam Strong ESPN Staff Writer 

After Villanova took care of Gonzaga, Syracuse took the floor at Madison Square Garden for its matchup with UConn.

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Bridges credits career night to teammates (0:59)

Team Stats

Points Per Game85.728th
Rebounds Per Game37.0Tied-156th
Assists Per Game16.552nd
Points Allowed63.636th

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record57-35
Championship Seasons1985, 2016
Tournament Appearances36