No. 4 Villanova beats Longwood
Atlantic City, NJ (Sports Network) - Randy Foye scored 27 points to lead the fourth-ranked Villanova Wildcats over the Longwood Lancers, 90-77, at Boardwalk Hall.
Allan Ray added 20 points and Will Sheridan contributed 13 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (6-0), who have won all their games this season by double-digit margins.
Michael Jefferson had 19 points and Maurice Sumter chipped in 17 points and eight rebounds for the Lancers (2-7), who have dropped their last three games.
The Wildcats started the game with a 13-3 run, capped off by a Ray three- pointer a little over four minutes into the game.
The Lancers cut the Wildcats' lead to four points on the strength of a 10-5 run, making the score 29-25 after a Kirk Williams basket with under six minutes remaining in the first half.
However, Villanova continued to increase its lead through the remainder of the half and walked into the locker room with a 44-32 advantage.
The Wildcats only outscored the Lancers by one point in the second half.
Longwood outrebounded Villanova 44-35 in the contest...Villanova shot 48 percent from the floor...Longwood was 44 percent shooting in the game...The Lancers turned the ball over 19 times to the Wildcats' eight.
12/10 23:28:30 ET