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Virginia vs. Villanova: Tip-off, TV Schedule, Preview and GAME THREAD

Virginia hasn’t beaten a top-ranked team in 18 tries. Will today be the day?

NCAA Basketball: Providence at Villanova Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

No. 12 Virginia Cavaliers (15-3, 5-2) vs. No. 1 Villanova Wildcats (19-2, 7-2 Big East)

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Wells Fargo Center | Philadelphia, Pa.
TV: Fox
Online Streaming:
Radio: Cavaliers Live
Latest Point Spread: Villanova is favored by 5.5. (Kenpom: UVA 58, Nova 61 (38%))

Virginia came away with a big ACC road win earlier this week at No. 14 Notre Dame and are now playing with a little bit of house money as they travel to Philly to take on the top-ranked team in the country. The Hoos are just 1-28 all-time against the No. 1 team, with the last win coming back in 1986 against No. 1 North Carolina.

Last year, then-No. 8 Virginia defeated then-No. 12 Villanova, 86-75.

You can read our big preview here.

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