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Hilliard has career-high 26, No. 8 Villanova gets school-record 26th win, 73-56 over Marquette

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    Villanova's Darrun Hilliard II, bottom, is fouled by Marquette's Todd Mayo during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Associated Press

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    Villanova head coach Jay Wright reacts to a play during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Marquette, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Associated Press

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    Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono (15) battles for a rebound against Marquette's Jamil Wilson (0) and Juan Anderson (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Associated Press

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    Marquette's Jake Thomas (23) and Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston (22) battle for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Associated Press

Darrun Hilliard scored a career-high 26 points and No. 8 Villanova set a school record for regular-season wins with a 73-56 victory over Marquette on Sunday.

Josh Hart added 13 points and JayVaughn Pinkston had 11 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (26-3, 14-2 Big East), which has won four straight and 10 of 11.

The Wildcats had never won 26 regular-season games in the 95-year history of the program. Villanova won 25 games four previous times, most recently in 2008-09, a season it reached the Final Four.

Deonte Burton scored 13 points for Marquette (17-12, 9-7) and Todd Mayo finished with 11 points and five rebounds.