JayVaughn Pinkston scores 19 points and grabs seven rebounds in win.
Villanova wins Big East opener
Freshman Josh Hart came off the bench to score 19 points and No. 8 Villanova stayed perfect with an 88-67 rout of Rider on Saturday.
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Villanova hosted St. John's at Wells Fargo Center on February 22, 2014.
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A tough wing player with the skill to score in multiple ways ... Rebounds well from the guard position ... Brings a superior work ethic with him each time out ... Extremely versatile and should be used in a variety of ways by the coaching staff.
SIDWELL FRIENDS' SCHOOL
Helped lead Sidwell to a 22-9 record as a senior ... Listed as the nation's No. 82 prospect in the class of 2013 in ESPN's Top 100... Named first team All-Met by the Washington Post ... His current Villanova teammate, Kris Jenkins, was also on the All-Met first team ... Averaged 24.3 points, 13.4 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game as a senior ... Played his AAU Basketball for Team Takeover ... Averaged 20.6 points and 11.6 rebounds as a junior for Sidwell Friends in 2011-12 ... Announced his intention to attend Villanova in October of 2012 and signed his national letter of intent in November ... Also considered Rutgers and Penn State.
Parents are Moses and Pat Hart ... Has two siblings, Moses Joseph Hart and Aimee Hart ... Born March 6, 1995 in Silver Spring, Md.
Jay Wright on Hart: "Josh is a complete player who can play any position. He and his family will be great Villanovans for life. Josh is an outstanding player and student coming from Sidwell Friends and having been coached by Eric Singletary."