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2019 Schedule
2-2, 1st in Big East
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Villanova, Syracuse fall out of AP Top 25 poll

The Duke Blue Devils and Kansas Jayhawks stayed entrenched atop the AP Top 25 college basketball poll released Monday, but the Syracuse Orange and reigning national champion Villanova Wildcats tumbled out completely.

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OT defeat to Furman has No. 8 Nova on rare skid

Defending national champion Villanova lost its second game in a row on Saturday, falling to Furman 76-68 in overtime three days after being blown out by No. 18 Michigan.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Furman just beat Villanova — at Villanova — in overtime. Villanova loses back-to-back games for the first time in six seasons. And Furman has now beaten two of last year's Final Four teams. Villanova really struggled with its halfcourt offense down the stretch. Worth noting five-star freshman point guard Jahvon Quinerly didn't get a single minute.

Furman's Rafferty seals game with turnaround jumper (0:46)
Furman's Rafferty rejection off-the-glass (0:19)
Furman's Clark finishes through contact (0:28)
Paschall rises up and flushes nasty one-handed slam (0:29)
Michigan blows out Nova in rematch of 2018 title game (1:06)
Brazdeikis hits crazy and-1 (0:22)
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Villanova faces a new challenge

Coming off a national title, Jay Wright had a vision for this season. Then the NBA draft changed his plans.

Quinnipiac's Young crushes tomahawk slam (0:22)
Cosby-Roundtree crushes the rim (0:20)
Samuels blocks, hustles and scores plus the foul (0:29)
Is Villanova primed to defend its national title? (1:14)

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.0
Rebounds Per Game42.0
Assists Per Game15.5
Points Allowed69.8160th

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record58-36
Championship Seasons1985, 2016
Tournament Appearances37