VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Hakim Hart scored 14 points as Villanova beat Xavier 66-65 on Wednesday night.

Hart also had five rebounds for the Wildcats (10-4, 3-0 Big East Conference). Eric Dixon added 13 points while going 2 of 7 from the floor, including 1 for 3 from 3-point range, and 8 for 10 from the line, and he also had nine rebounds. Brendan Hausen shot 4 for 7 from beyond the arc to finish with 12 points.

Quincy Olivari led the Musketeers (7-7, 1-2) in scoring, finishing with 14 points, eight rebounds and three steals. Dayvion McKnight added 12 points for Xavier. Abou Ousmane also had 11 points and six rebounds.


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