Villanova 83, Monmouth-NJ 56

Saturday, December 22, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - William T. Boylan Gymnasium, West Long Branch, New Jersey
Officials - Bernard Clinton, Bill McCarthy, Wally Rutecki
Attendance - 3898

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Villanova 44 39 83
Monmouth-NJ 29 27 56

Recap


Villanova 83, Monmouth 56:
JayVaughn Pinkston collected 16 points and eight assists and James Bell scored 15 as the visiting Wildcats rolled over the Hawks.

Tony Chennault chipped in 11 and Darrun Hilliard scored 10 for Villanova (8-4), which went 15-for-22 from 3-point range in winning its fourth straight.

Andrew Nichols scored 16 points and Marcus Ware had 12 as Monmouth (5-7) suffered its fourth consecutive setback.

Villanova hit seven 3-pointers in the first half and took a 44-29 lead into the break. Bell, Chennault and Ryan Arcidiacono each hit a pair from beyond the arc in the period.

Nichols scored six straight points during a 7-0 run to open the second half and trim the deficit to single digits. But the Wildcats responded with a 10-0 burst, capped by back-to-back 3-pointers from Pinkston and Bell, and were never threatened the rest of the way.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Villanova has beaten Monmouth by a total of 63 points in two games over the last two seasons. … The Hawks entered as one of the worst shooting teams in Division I at 38.3 percent and saw that average dip with a 34.6 percent effort Saturday. … The teams combined for 42 turnovers, with Monmouth (23) leading the way.

Villanova Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ryan Arcidiacono 24:00 3-6 3-5 0-0 0 1 1 4 1 3 3 0 9
Darrun Hilliard 24:00 2-3 1-1 5-7 0 2 2 0 3 2 3 0 10
Maurice Sutton 19:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 1 1 2 3 2 6
Mouphtaou Yarou 12:00 1-2 0-0 4-4 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 6
Tony Chennault 18:00 3-4 3-3 2-2 0 1 1 2 3 1 1 0 11
JayVaughn Pinkston 24:00 4-7 2-2 6-6 0 3 3 8 2 1 2 0 16
James Bell 29:00 4-7 4-6 3-4 0 5 5 1 1 0 5 1 15
Achraf Yacoubou 21:00 3-5 2-4 0-0 0 3 3 0 2 1 1 0 8
Daniel Ochefu 21:00 0-0 0-0 2-4 2 3 5 1 3 1 1 2 2
Mislav Brzoja 3:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Farrell 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Henry Lowe 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick McMahon 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-42 15-22 22-27 4 24 28 17 18 12 19 6 83
  54.8% 68.2% 81.5% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 19

Monmouth-NJ Hawks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Andrew Nicholas 21:00 5-11 4-8 2-3 1 0 1 0 3 4 4 0 16
Marcus Ware 25:00 4-6 0-0 4-7 3 3 6 1 1 0 2 0 12
Khalil Brown 30:00 3-6 0-1 0-0 2 0 2 1 3 0 2 0 6
Jalen Palm 11:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 2 1 1 3 0 2
Dion Nesmith 22:00 0-5 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 2 1 0 0
Jesse Steele 23:00 1-8 1-4 2-2 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 0 5
Stephen Spinella 16:00 2-6 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Tyrone O'Garro 7:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1
Ed Waite 16:00 2-4 0-0 1-1 1 1 2 3 4 0 3 0 5
Gary Cox 13:00 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 2
Max DiLeo 10:00 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Christian White 6:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-52 6-22 14-19 8 10 18 12 21 9 23 0 56
  34.6% 27.3% 73.7% Team Rebs: 11   Total TO: 23