Rutgers vs. Villanova: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Rutgers vs. Villanova: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Rutgers 63
(13-12, 3-7 away)
Villanova 71
(17-10, 10-4 home)
Venue: The Pavilion
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 18, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Rutgers 31 32 63
Villanova 21 50 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Rutgers M Mack 24 M Mack 8 M Mack 5
Villanova R Arcidiacono 14 M Yarou 12 R Arcidiacono 4

Rutgers faced off with Villanova on Monday, Feb. 18 and lost at home against the Wildcats 71-63 in conference play. Myles Mack got a game-high 24 points and eight rebounds in the Scarlet Knights loss. Kadeem Jack also had a strong outing, scoring 12 points and adding seven rebounds. Mouphtaou Yarou recorded a double-double for the Wildcats on 10 points and 12 rebounds. Rutgers (13-12, 4-10 Big East) welcomes Providence (14-11, 6-7 Big East) on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • Rutgers started 13-12 during the 2010 and 2009 seasons (since 1996).
  • Rutgers beat the spread by two points. That makes the 10th time this season the Scarlet Knights have beaten the spread.
  • Rutgers has lost 75 percent of the time this season (3-9) after recording 63 or fewer total points.
  • This is the third loss of the season where the Scarlet Knights opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Myles Mack accounted for 38.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Myles Mack and Kadeem Jack) accounted for 45.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Myles Mack has led the team in scoring in eight out of 25 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Myles Mack's career.
  • Myles Mack has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Myles Mack had career highs with eight rebounds and eight defensive rebounds.

Villanova Game Notes

  • Mouphtaou Yarou accounted for 41.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston has led the team in scoring eight times in 27 games this season.
  • Mouphtaou Yarou has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 27 games this season.
  • Mouphtaou Yarou recorded the 29th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Mouphtaou Yarou has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Mouphtaou Yarou recorded a double-double. It was his sixth this season and 20th of his career.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston has five straight double-digit point games.
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Myles Mack362485103
AKadeem Jack251271020
BAustin Johnson18641001
BJerome Seagears351053004
C+Mike Poole20431100
CDerrick Randall8220202
CMalick Kone14410000
DDane Miller26112002
DWally Judge18010000
Nova PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMouphtaou Yarou3610121021
ADarrun Hilliard331432301
AR. Arcidiacono341404100
B+J. Pinkston351453013
C+James Bell291121001
CTony Chennault19601101
C-Daniel Ochefu10210000

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