Villanova opens Big East play this week on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. when the Wildcats visit Morgantown, West Virginia to meet the West Virginia Mountainers.
The Wildcats (7-5) are just 3-5 since beginning the season with four consecutive victories.
Penn State also begins conference play this week, beginning its Big Ten schedule on Thursday night (9 p.m., ESPN 2) in Ann Arbor, Michigan against the Michigan Wolverines.
The Nittany Lions (8-5) rebounded from a three-game losing streak to win their final two non-conference tilts against Mt. St. Mary's and Cornell. No. 19 Michigan (10-2) is on a five-game winning streak since losing to Virginia on Nov. 29.
Wednesday, Dec. 28:
Villanova at West Virginia, 7 p.m., TV: This TV - WPHL
Temple vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m., Radio: 1210 AM WPHT
St. Joseph's vs. Morgan State, 7 p.m.
Drexel vs. Fairfield, 7:30 p.m., TV: DUTV
Thursday, Dec. 29:
Penn State at Michigan, 7:30 p.m., TV: Big Ten Network
Friday, Dec. 30:
Temple at Delaware, 7 p.m., Radio: 1210 AM WPHT