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2016 NCAA Tournament: Villanova vs. UNC-Asheville halftime notes

After 20 minutes at the Barclays Center, Villanova's out to a double-digit lead

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After 20 minutes at the Barclays Center, the Villanova Wildcats are out to a 40-26 lead over the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs.

Here's everything you need to know about the first half.


  • Ryan Arcidiacono and Jalen Brunson share the team lead in scoring with eight each.
  • Daniel Ochefu has been monitored after his injury suffered in the Big East tournament, but seems alright. Five points and four rebounds so far.
  • The Wildcats have 21 points off of 10 UNC-Asheville turnovers


  • Dwayne Sutton leads the Bulldogs with seven points.
  • Asheville was within four points late in the first half before Villanova went on a big run.
  • As noted above, the Bulldogs have ten turnovers.