March 20, 2014
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova Wildcats have been selected to host a second round WNIT game. Villanova will play the George Washington Colonials on Sunday, March 23. Tip-off at The Pavilion is set for 1 p.m.
Villanova advanced to the second round with a 74-66 home win over Quinnipiac on Wednesday evening. Senior guard Devon Kane led the Wildcats in the victory with a career-high 24 points. Junior forward Lauren Burford added a career-high tying 20 points and a career-best seven rebounds.
George Washington enters play on Sunday with a 22-10 overall record. The Colonials went 11-5 in the Atlantic 10 Conference during the regular season to finish in a three-way tie for second place. George Washington is led by Jonquel Jones and Megan Nipe. Jones averages 14.6 points per game, while Nipe is averaging 14.5 points per contest. Jones also leads the team in rebounding at 11.0 caroms per game. The Colonials average 76.7 points per game and 45.1 rebounds per contest.