Villanova Overwhelms Hartford, 103-75
Hartford's Michael Turner (3) and Warren McLendon (2) watch as Villanova's Dwayne Anderson and the ball come down after a dunk during the second half.
 
Hartford's Michael Turner (3) and Warren McLendon (2) watch as Villanova's Dwayne Anderson and the ball come down after a dunk during the second half.
 

Dec. 14, 2007

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VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Scottie Reynolds scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half as No. 23 Villanova pulled away to a 103-75 victory over Hartford on Friday night.

Dante Cunningham had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (8-1), who had five players score in double figures.

Joe Zeglinski led Hartford (5-7) with 20 points, while Warren McLendon added 19 points and eight rebounds.

Villanova led 66-63 midway through the second half when freshman Corey Fisher started a 14-1 run with a 3-pointer. Seldom-used Dwayne Anderson scored on a dunk to put the Wildcats up 80-64.

Fisher hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points, while Shane Clark had 16 and reserve Malcolm Grant 12.

Villanova shot 56.3 percent (36-for-64) from the field and hit 15 of 33 3-pointers.

Zeglinski kept Hartford in the game with 15 first-half points, but picked up his second foul and went to the bench with 7:16 left in the opening half.

Villanova took a 40-31 lead with a 12-0 run that was capped by a 3-pointer by Corey Stokes with 3:01 left in the half.

Hartford got within 44-41 on two free throws by Michael Turner with 1.4 seconds left in the half. The Hawks missed 10 of 19 free throws in the first half.

 

 

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