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Villanova Vs Delaware: Wildcats Host Blue Hens At The Pavilion

The Villanova Wildcats look to improve their record to 3-0 on the season as they host the Delaware Blue Hens. 'Nova is a 15 point favorite.

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The 2-0 Villanova Wildcats will host the 0-1 Delaware Blue Hens tonight. The Wildcats are coming off an eight-point win against La Salle, and Delaware is coming off a four-point loss to Radford. Villanova opened as a 15-point favorite in tonight's contest. 

'Nova has four players averaging double figures through two games, led by 22.5 – to go along with seven rebounds – from junior guard Dominic CheekMaalik Wayns, NBA prospect Mouphtaou Yarou and James Bell are the others averaging more than 10 points per game.

Along with his 17 points per game junior big man, Mouphtaou Yarou, is averaging 12 rebounds and 1.5 blocks. 

Although the sample size is miniscule the Wildcats are currently 13th in the nation with 91 points per contest and eighth in rebounding at nearly 50 per. 

-- For more on Wildcats basketball coverage check out the team page and the blog, The Nova Blog