There were a surprising number of empty seats at the beginning, at least in view of the ESPN cameras, but some of that was probably attributable to the early, noon tip-time.
Dante Cunningham tied his career-high by scoring 31 points, leading the way for the Wildcats. The senior nearly attained yet another double-double, finishing with nine rebounds, while shooting a torrid 12-15 from the floor.
The game was witnessed, as all
The Wildcats improved to 7-3 Big East, 19-4 overall, winning their fifth straight contest.
Villanova returns to action on Tuesday in a showdown with conference leader Marquette at the Pavilion.
A more complete report will ensue…