The Villanova Wildcats were able to avoid a potentially embarrassing loss at the hands of No. 15 Milwaukee on Thursday night in Buffalo.
Villanova had a poor first half, but it was eventually able to pull away with a 73-53 victory in its first game in the East region.
Jay Wright's team advanced to the third round, where they will face a foe from the old Big East in No. 7 UConn in prime time at approximately 9:40 p.m. ET on Saturday.
Before we take a look at the UConn matchup, let's look back at the five biggest lessons from the win over Milwaukee.