Darrun Hilliard and Dylan Ennis each scored 15 points to lead No. 10 Villanova
JayVaughn Pinkston scored 15 points and Darrun Hilliard had 14
James Bell scores 25 points and grabs 14 rebounds in victory.
Villanova cruises to a 86-51 victory over East Tennessee State
Villanova hosts Fairleigh Dickinson.
Men's Basketball vs. NC State in the Round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
Big East Tournament Semifinal on March 13, 2015
February 16, 2015
A gifted offensive player with soft hands and an accurate shooting stroke ... A quality 3-point shooter who also sees the floor well ... Can operate on the interior or the perimeter ... Brings an excellent feel for the game that helps him make plays for others.
2014-15 Overview: Appeared in all 36 games ... Averaged 18.6 minutes and 6.3 points per contest ... Connected on .372 of his attempts from beyond the 3-point arc.
2015 NCAA Tournament Highlights: Chipped in with 10 points in 17 minutes of a 93-52 win over Lafayette.
2014-15 Big East Tournament Highlights: Added nine points, on three 3-point field goals, to go with with four rebounds in 18 minutes of an 84-49 victory over Marquette on March 12.
2014-15 Big East Regular Season Highlights: Averaged 5.9 ppg with one starting assignment in 18 league contests ... His 14 points and five rebounds were instrumental to Villanova's 78-66 victory at Xavier on Feb. 28 ... Contributed 11 points to an 89-61 victory over Providence on Feb. 24 ... Added six points in 20 minutes of an 80-54 victory over Seton Hall on Feb. 16 ... Earned his first starting assignment at the collegiate level on Feb. 11 at Providence ... Drained all three of his 3-point field goal attempts and finished with nine points in 21 minutes of a 69-53 triumph over Georgetown... Tied a career-high with four assists and also picked up four rebounds in a 68-55 win at DePaul on Jan. 31 ... Added two 3-pointers and finished with six points in a 71-50 victory over Creighton on Jan. 25 ... Collected a career high seven rebounds to go with 10 points in an 81-64 triumph over DePaul on Jan. 10 at the Pavilion ... Drained two huge secocnd half triples to help key a 90-72 win at St. John's on Jan. 6 ... Ended that contest with six points in nine minutes ... His 11 points were vital to the effort in a 67-55 victory over Butler in a Dec. 31 BIG EAST opener.
2014-15 Non-Conference Highlights: Contributed 11 points in 23 minutes of action in a 92-67 victory over NJIT on Dec. 23 at the Pavilion ... Added eight points and four steals on Dec. 6 in a 74-46 win over Saint Joseph's at the Pavilion ... Led the Wildcats with 13 points in a 78-47 triumph over Delaware on Nov. 30 ... Delivered 13 points in a 77-53 triumph over VCU on Nov. 24 ... Established a new career-high with 15 points in the win over UMES at the Pavilion ... Dropped in nine points in the 77-66 win over Lehigh to open the 2014-15 regular season on Nov. 14.
2013-14 Overview: Appeared in all 34 games as a reserve, averaging 11.7 minutes per outing ... Averaged 4.1 ppg and connected on 37 percent of his 3-point field goal attempts.
2013-14 NCAA Tournament: Supplied 11 points and three of the Wildcats four 3-point field goals on the night to help Villanova pull away from Milwaukee in the second half in what became a 73-53 victory ... Added three points in 10 minutes in a 77-65 loss to Connecticut in the third round of tournament play.
2013-14 BIG EAST Regular Season: Dropped in 10 points and five rebounds in 16 minutes to help the Wildcats defeat Georgetown 77-59 on March 8 ... Added nine points in 17 minutes of a 77-70 win at Xavier on March 6 ... Contributed six points in a 67-48 win over Butler on Feb. 26 ... Added five points at Creighton on Feb. 16 ... Enjoyed his most productive BIG EAST game on Feb. 12, contributing 11 points in 15 minutes in a win at DePaul ... Drained a 3-pointer with 6:17 to play in the second half to help lift VU past St. John's 74-67 on Jan. 11.
2013-14 Non-conference Highlights: Connected on all three of his 3-point field goal attempts and finished with 11 points, three rebounds and two steals in 14 minutes of a 73-52 win over La Salle. Enjoyed his most productive game thus far in a critical juncture of the championship of the Battle 4 Atlantis ... Finished with 12 points and two rebounds in 22 minutes of activity ... Added six points and two rebounds in a win over USC ... Produced a season-high seven points and five rebounds in a 78-44 win over Towson ... Added four points and two rebounds in 16 minutes of action in a 90-59 win over Mount St. Mary's at the Pavilion ... Appeared for four minutes without scoring in his college debut on Nov. 8 against Lafayette.
GONZAGA COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
Helped lead the Eagles to a 30-9 finish as a senior ... Tabbed 2012-13 Boys Basketball All-Met Player of the Year by the Washington Post ... Averaged 18.3 points and 10.3 rebounds and 3.3 steals per outing in 2012-13 ... Scored 31 points and added 12 rebounds in a nationally televised victory over Salesian High School (Cal.) as a senior ... A two time WCAC and District of Columbia Gatorade player of the year selection ... Averaged 20.6 points and 10.4 rebounds per game as a junior in 2011-12 ... Considered Clemson, Miami, and Xavier as well as Villanova.
Parents are Felicia Jenkins and Kelvin Jenkins ... Guardians are Nate and Melody Britt ... Siblings include Kaiya and Kelci Jenkins along with Nate Britt Jr., and Natayla Britt ... Born November 20, 1993 in Columbia, S.C.
Head Coach Jay Wright on Jenkins: "Kris brings incredible skill, toughness and great basketball IQ to our team. He comes from a tremendous program with a great coach in Steve Turner. He will be a favorite of the Nova Nation."