Big East Tournament - Seton Hall Falls 74-72 to Villanova - Recap

Villanova got 17 points from Eric Paschall en route to a 74-72 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

Bettors who backed Villanova were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -4.0.

Villanova got 16 points from Phil Booth and another 16 points from Saddiq Bey. Phil Booth contributed 3 assists, while Saddiq Bey cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Seton Hall got 25 points from Myles Powell in a losing cause and another 12 points from Anthony Nelson. Myles Powell contributed 4 assists for them, while Sandro Mamukelashvili had 14 rebounds.

Villanova was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Villanova had a 38-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.