Brunson led Villanova with 18 points.
No. 8 Villanova 69, Georgia Tech 53
NCAA Basketball: Villanova faces Stanford at Barclays Center.
Villanova hosts Fairleigh Dickinson.
February 16, 2015
No. 7 Men's Basketball defeats No. 24 Georgetown, 69-54; Credit: USA Today
An improving forward who brings the ability to block shots, rebound and defend ... His offensive game continues to develop ... Runs the floor well and can finish around the rim ... Will look to compete for minutes on the front line.
2014-15 Overview: Saw action in 22 games as a front-court reserve for the Wildcats ...Connected on .714 of his field goal attempts on the seasonand also contributed 14 blocked shots.
2015 NCAA Tournament Highlights: Contributed a pair of blocked shots in the Wildcats' 93-52 victory over Lafayette in the second round.
2015 Big East Tournament Highlights: Scored four points, including a put-back slam, to go with two rebounds and a steal in an 84-49 victory over Marquette in a quarterfinal.
2014-15 Big East Regular Season Highlights: Appeared in 12 games and averaged 3.8 minutes per outing in those games ... Added a put-back dunk in a 105-68 win over St. John's on March 7 to go with a pair of rebounds in five minutes of activity ... Collected one rebound in an 89-61 triumph over No. 25 Providence on Feb. 24 ... Added two points and a pair of rebounds in eight minutes of action in a 69-53 win over No. 24 Georgetown on Feb. 7 ... Collected one rebound and a blocked shot in three minutes of action against Marquette on Feb. 4 at the Wells Fargo Center.
2014-15 Non-Conference Highlights: Added six points, four rebounds and two blocked shots in a season-high 17 minutes of action against Saint Joseph's ... Recorded a career-high four blocked shots to go with four points and three rebounds in 13 minutes of a 78-47 win over Delaware ... Added four points, five rebounds and a blocked shot in nine minutes of a 77-53 win over VCU on Nov. 24 ... The Philadelphia native came off the bench to supply five points - a new career-high - and four rebounds in 16 minutes of an 81-44 win over UMES on Nov. 17 at the Pavilion.
2013-14 Overview: Appeared in 21 games for the Wildcats in his freshman campaign, all as a reserve ... Averaged 1.0 rebound per contest.
2013-14 NCAA Tournament: Saw brief action at the conclusion of Villanova's 73-53 second round win over Milwaukee but was not credited with a point or rebound.
2013-14 BIG EAST Regular Season: Saw limited action in 11 BIG EAST games ... Scored two points and collected three rebounds in a 67-48 win over Butler on Feb. 26 ... Picked up three rebounds and one point in a 88-62 win over DePaul on Jan. 18 ... Contributed two points and a rebound in eight minutes of activity against Providence on Jan. 5 at the Pavilion.
2013-14 Non-Conference Highlights: Grabbed one rebound in two minutes of action against La Salle on Dec. 15 ... Picked up two rebounds and a blocked shot in 10 minutes of play against Towson ... Made his college debut against Mount St. Mary's, grabbing five rebounds in 10 minutes of play.
Helped lead the Hilltoppers to a 21-6 record in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference during his post-graduate year in Massachusetts ... Signed a national letter of intent to attend Villanova in April 2013 ... Considered Seton Hall, Utah, and South Carolina along with Villanova.
LOWER MERION HIGH SCHOOL
Helped lead his team to the Pennsylvania Class AAAA state championship game as a senior in 2012... Averaged 11.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.2 blocked shots per game in 2011-12 for the Aces ... Named fourth team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania by the Philadelphia Inquirer... Played AAU Basketball for the Philly Pride.
Jay Wright on Darryl Reynolds: "Darryl was well-schooled at Lower Merion by his coach Gregg Downer and he has used his post-graduate year to continue to develop under the tutelage of Jamie Sullivan. He brings athleticism, rebounding and a commitment to becoming the best player he can be to Villanova. We believe Darryl's best basketball is ahead of him."
Parents are Rabia Sulayman and Darryl Reynolds, Sr. ... Siblings are Lailah, Malikah, Milan and Cannon ... Born October 13, 1993 in Philadelphia, Pa.