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2015-16 Schedule
20-3, 1st in Big East
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Bracketology: Top seeds unchanged

Even after losses by Oklahoma and North Carolina over the weekend, there is no change to Joe Lunardi's projected No. 1 seeds.

Villanova No. 1 first time in school history

The Wildcats jumped from No. 3 to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 after Oklahoma and North Carolina lost on Saturday. Maryland moved to No. 2, with Oklahoma at No. 3. A total of six schools got first-place votes this week.

This week's AP Top 25

  • 1. Villanova (32 first-place votes)
  • 2. Maryland (13 first-place votes)
  • 3. Oklahoma (7 first-place votes)
  • 4. Iowa (11 first-place votes)
  • 5. Xavier
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6 different teams get first-place votes

This is the first time 6 different teams received first-place votes in the men's college basketball AP poll since the Feb. 21, 2011, poll.

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Villanova, Maryland have never been No. 1

The two schools lead the nation in NCAA tournament wins without ever reaching No. 1 in the AP poll. Will either take the top spot in Monday's poll?

Jay Wright @VUCoachJWright

Thanks to the Nova Nation yesterday for the send off at the hotel and their courageous support yesterday at The Dunk !

Villanova withstands late Providence rally (1:05)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Providence was thoroughly outplayed by Villanova in the first 20 minutes. Friars fortunate to only be down 12 at the break. Dunn has six points (four in transition) and Bentil has two points and two fouls -- and largely ineffective with that ankle injury.

Big East-leading Cats tip at Providence

Ben Bentil is expected to play for 11th-ranked Providence after he left a game this week with an injured ankle. But Villanova's center Daniel Ochefu is expected to miss a third straight game (concussion). Follow live

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

After talking to Ben Bentil for a few minutes on the court, Providence coach Ed Cooley just told me that his big man WILL give it a go today against Villanova despite the ankle injury.

College GameDay picks (4:38)

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.4133rd
Rebounds Per Game36.7Tied-155th
Assists Per Game15.661st
Points Allowed61.07th

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