With his team coming off its break for final exams and a showdown against No. 2 Syracuse looming next week, Villanova coach Jay Wright had a couple of major concerns heading into Saturday’s game against Rider. Led by a career-high 19 points off the bench from freshman Josh Hart, No. 8 Villanova remained perfect with an 88-67 rout of Rider. There have been a lot of great teams here at Villanova. I’m happy for these guys and I’m happy for our program.” JayVaughn Pinkston added 14 points for Villanova, which shot 50 percent from the field in its final non-conference home game of the season.
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