The Villanova Wildcats will try and snap their current three-game losing streak Tuesday, as they host the Providence Friars in a Big East Conference men's basketball game at The Pavilion. The Wildcats (10-3, 3-8 Big East) begin a stretch of four games where three of them are at home, while the Friars (13-11, 2-9) have dropped five of their last six games.
On Sunday, the Wildcats lost at the Pittsburgh Panthers, 79-70. Pittsburgh's guard Travon Woodall netted a game-best 29 points to help the Panthers' overcome an early 21-17, first-half disadvantage.
Meanwhile, the Friars are trying to rebound from a loss to the West Virginia Mountaineers 87-84, in overtime Sunday.
Senior guard Vincent Council paces Providence in scoring with 16.4 ppg.
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