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.
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
Villanova takes on Providence
January 10, 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.
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."