Villanova Wildcats vs. West Chester Rams at Wells-Fargo Center

The Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball team played an exhibition game against the Rams of West Chester University on Saturday, November 2nd at the Wells-Fargo Center.

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As expected, it was a very lopsided contest, with Villanova defeating the Rams 88-50. The 38 point victory came without starting point guard Ryan Arcidicono who sat out with bruised ribs. Also absent from the line-up was Dylan Ennis who continues to recover from a broken hand. During the contest, freshman Kris Jenkins suffered a sprained ankle and did not return to the game after limping badly off the court.

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JayVaughn Pinkston led the way for the Wildcats, scoring 27 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field. Darrun Hilliard posted a very impressive line including 26 points (6 of 6 from three-point range), 5 assists, and 5 steals. The other Wildcats scoring in double figures were freshman Josh Hart who contributed 12 points, and James Bell, who added 11.

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West Chester was led by Shannon Givens with 11 points, and Eddie Mitchell with 10.

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Villanova kicks off their regular season on Friday, November 8th when they host Lafayette at the Pavilion at 8pm.

[Photo credit: D. Jacob Miller Photography]

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