Eric Dixon scored 18 of his career-high 31 points in the first half, Cam Whitmore added 17 and Villanova defeated No. 19 Creighton 79-67.
Former Villanova coach Jay Wright says he is at ease with his decision to retire after saying he was “fighting it” to stay engaged during the Wildcats' Final Four season last year.
North Carolina and Gonzaga are 1-2 in the first regular-season men’s college basketball poll from The Associated Press.
Damian Dunn drew a foul on a driving layup with 1.1 seconds left and made both free throws to send Temple past No. 16 Villanova 68-64 on Friday night.
North Carolina is No. 1 in the preseason AP Top 25 men's basketball poll.
Jay Wright says he no longer had the mental edge he needed to continue his career and that's why he decided to retire at Villanova.
Jay Wright shocked college basketball Wednesday night with his immediate resignation at Villanova, the Big East program he led to two national championships and four Final Fours in a Hall of Fame career.