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Recap: Villanova 68, Pennsylvania 55
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Date: December 08, 2012 8:00 PM EDT
  

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Achraf Yacoubou had 13 points to lead Villanova to a 68-55 victory over Pennsylvania in a foul-plagued contest Saturday night.

Ryan Arcidiacono added 12 points, and Mouphtaou Yarou and JayVaughn Pinkston added 10 points apiece for the Wildcats (5-4).

It was the 10th straight win over Penn for Villanova, which leads the all-time Philadelphia Big 5 series 43-17.

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Miles Cartwright had 16 points and Steve Rennard added 12 for the Quakers (2-7). Fran Dougherty, who entered the game leading Penn in scoring at 17.1 points per game, had just two points.

The teams combined for 52 fouls, 30 by Penn, with Villanova going 26 for 38 from the free-throw line and Penn 22 for 33 from the stripe.

Penn cut Villanova's eight-point halftime lead to three on Henry Brooks' jumper, making it 35-32 with 18:41 left. The Quakers could not get any closer as Villanova went on a 13-6 run, capped by Yacoubou's three-point play for a 48-38 advantage with 11:41 remaining.

The teams combined for 41 free-throw attempts in the first half. Villanova led 14-2 early, but couldn't pull away from Penn and took a 35-27 lead into halftime. Penn trailed only by eight despite shooting 4 for 17 from the field in the opening 20 minutes.

The teams combined to shoot 6 for 23 from 3-point range in the first half, and finished a combined 13 for 37 from beyond the arc.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 VILL  -300   -7   133 
 PENN  +250   +7   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 VILL  -320   -7.5   133 
 PENN  +260   +7.5   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 VILL  91%   88%   16% 
 PENN  9%   12%   84% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Saturday, Dec 8
 
    Towson at Georgetown
12:00 PM EDT
    Portland at Kentucky
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    Arkansas at Michigan
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    Long Beach State at Ohio State
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    SO DAKOTA at Ball State
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    Austin Peay at Memphis
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    Cleveland State at North Carolina State
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    Texas Christian at Tulsa
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    Northridge at Arizona State
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    Colorado at Kansas
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    Indiana State at Morehead State
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    Temple at Duke
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    Colorado State at Illinois Chicago
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    Missouri St at Oklahoma State
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    Virginia Tech at West Virginia
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    Indiana Purdue at W. Kentucky
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    UCLA at Texas
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    Wisconsin at Marquette
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    Idaho State at Oregon
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    UNC Wilmington at Georgia Tech
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    Richmond at James Madison
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    LaSalle at Northeastern
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    Brown at Notre Dame
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    E Kentucky at Chattanooga
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    Seton Hall at Wake Forest
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    Sacramento State at San Jose State
7:30 PM EDT
    Arizona at Clemson
8:00 PM EDT
    IUPU-Fort Wayne at Drake
8:00 PM EDT
    Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech
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    San Francisco at Pacific
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    Villanova at Pennsylvania
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    Northern Colo at Wichita State
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    South Alabama at UAB
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    Tulane at San Diego
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    UC Irvine at Weber State
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