Scores

Final

Villanova 71

(4-0, 0-0 away)

UC Riverside 46

(1-3, 1-0 home)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    4:30 PM ET, November 24, 2011

    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California

    1 2 T
    VILL 32 3971
    UCRV 16 3046

    Top Performers

    Villanova: M. Wayns 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 7 Ast

    UC Riverside: D. Cowlah 10 Pts, 2 Reb

    Villanova 71, UC Riverside 46

    Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Maalik Wayns scored a season-high 23 points and Villanova cruised to a 71-46 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday in the 76 Classic.

    Darrun Hilliard and James Bell each had 12 points for the Wildcats (4-0), who used a 30-6 run to overwhelm the Highlanders.

    Daymond Cowlah led Riverside (1-3) with 10 points. The Highlanders shot 31 percent and were 3 of 19 from 3-point range.

    Villanova fell behind by six early but turned up the defensive pressure to hold the Highlanders scoreless for nearly 7 1/2 minutes. Hilliard's 3-pointer started a run of 16 unanswered points to put the Wildcats in front 28-14.

    BJ Shearry snapped the drought with a jumper at 2:21 for Riverside's lone points during the final 9:47 of the first half. The Wildcats led 32-16 at halftime and quickly pushed the advantage to 24 after the break.

    The game was Villanova's first in California since 2003-04.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VILL
    UCRV
    Points 71 46
    FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 16-50 (.320)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-18 (.889) 11-15 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 27 6

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Nov 24, 2011 VILL 71, @UCRV 46Recap