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18-1, 1st in Big East

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Here's our latest BPI top 30. Biggest increase in rating over last week was Ohio State (+1.8). Biggest rating decrease by Texas Tech (-1.2). Villanova, Purdue and Virginia all increased their respective rating by at least one point.

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No. 1 Villanova makes easy work of Connecticut (0:36)
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Spellman posterizes UConn's Onuorah (0:19)
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Brunson looks like Steph Curry on 3 (0:18)
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Villanova's Bridges throws down dunk (0:18)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Security just confiscated Peter Satonick's sign here at the XL Center in Hartford. No. 1 Villanova at UConn. Noon.

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Could Brunson walk away with Wooden Award? (1:39)
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Nova cruises past Georgetown (1:07)
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Booth has chance for 4 after Bridges' big block (0:22)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

After another dominating win, BPI now views Purdue as the best team going forward and the favorite to win the NCAA tournament at 21 percent. Villanova, Virginia, Duke, and Michigan State round out BPI's current top five.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Purdue has almost caught Villanova in BPI's latest ratings and rankings. The model, which predicts team strength going forward, is not buying teams like Oklahoma, Arizona State and Kentucky the way the AP voters are.

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Raptors' Lowry donates $1 million to Villanova

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has made a $1 million donation to Villanova, his alma mater. It's the largest donation to the school by a former Villanova basketball player.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Villanova with two assistants here at #HHClassic for former Louisville commit Courtney Ramey. One of the best unsigned point guards in 2018.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

It's close, but Purdue now has the best chance to win the NCAA tournament at 19%, per BPI. The Boilermakers moved ahead of Villanova, which is now at 17%.

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DiVincenzo fuels Nova past St. John's (0:37)
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Wildcats seal win with and-1 jam (0:26)
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DiVincenzo is unstoppable from distance (0:18)
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Owens throws one down to close the Wildcats' lead (0:20)
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Villanova and St. John's trade dunks in 1st half (0:36)

Team Stats

Points Per Game87.95th
Rebounds Per Game35.7194th
Assists Per Game17.6Tied-15th
Points Allowed68.482nd

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Tournament History

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