Nova visits Virginia Tech
Villanova (2-0) vs. Virginia Tech (1-0)
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Villanova and Virginia Tech both look to put winning streaks together . Villanova beat Arizona State by nine on Thursday. Virginia Tech is coming off a 77-62 home win over Radford on Wednesday.
SAVVY SENIORS: Villanova’s Caleb Daniels, Collin Gillespie and Jermaine Samuels have combined to score 43 percent of all Wildcats points this season.JUMPING FOR JEREMIAH: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl has connected on 50 percent of the four 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 66.7 percent of his free throws this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Both of these teams posted winning records against non-conference competition last season. Villanova went 11-2 against schools outside its conference, while Virginia Tech went 9-2 in such games.
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