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2018 Schedule
32-4, 2nd in Big East
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22hJay Bilas

Bilas: This Sweet 16 is neither unprecedented nor revolutionary

OK, let's get a few things straight: A revolution is not happening in college basketball. Nor is what is happening in this NCAA tournament unprecedented. We've had crazier tournaments. What isn't crazy is The Bilastrator's order of the 16 remaining teams.


Campus Conversation Basketball: Rece Davis on Wild Weekend

Jeff Goodman & Rece Davis look back on a crazy first weekend of the Tournament (1:08), look ahead to the regional semis (23:16), examine some coaching moves (31:52) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" shares analytical perspectives on what to expect moving forward (26:35).

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2dEdward Aschoff

Need a new team to root for? We got you

So your bracket is busted, your original champion is already out of the tournament and you need someone new to follow. We've done the research for you already. All you have to do now is pick the team that best fits your style.

Villanova 'playing the best basketball' right now (1:08)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Donte DiVincenzo talks about his play in Villanova's win over Alabama.


Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

The Villanova Wildcats are fired up walking back into the locker room after beating Alabama and advanced to the Sweet 16.

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

Villanova rolled over Alabama with a 3-point barrage. Led by 23 points from Mikal Bridges, the Wildcats dominated the second half and won going away 81-58. Per ESPN Stats & Info, 'Nova has made more 3s (31) in its last two NCAA tournament games than any team since Loyola Marymount in 1990.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

During its stay in Pittsburgh, No. 1 seed Villanova had to answer questions about its recent NCAA tournament exits. Consider its 81-58 win over Alabama a mighty big statement -- the Wildcats' 3-point shooting and stellar defense got them into the Sweet Sixteen and past those queries.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

How quickly Virginia's title hopes plummeted:

Brunson after Villanova's win: 'We're really confident in each other' (1:11)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Villanova's Phil Booth on his team's hot shooting night.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Villanova has a better chance of reaching the Elite 8 (71%) at the moment than Tennessee does of reaching the Sweet 16 (69%) even though the Volunteers have already won a game.

Team Stats

Points Per Game86.91st
Rebounds Per Game35.5173rd
Assists Per Game16.815th
Points Allowed70.3116th

Tournament History

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