But just as they did against the Red Raiders, Villanova shot just 4-for-18 from beyond the arc that day in Louisville and only 21-for-52, 40.4 percent overall.
Kansas will face its own challenge as it attempts to put aside its dramatic 85-81 overtime victory over Duke in the Elite Eight. DiVincenzo redshirted during Villanova's national title run of 2016-17, but his role is clearly defined within a lineup that's rarely hurting for scoring. Since the start of the Big 12 tournament, Newman is shooting 54.9% (28-of-51) from three-point range, taking the Kansas offense to another level in the process, but his success in shooting over Duke's rangy zone defense is the main reason Kansas survived the Elite Eight's best game. "I think Villanova is going to get very good shots against Kansas". They are top-20 in three-point shooting percentage as well.
"I'm gonna try. I used to coach (Amateur Athletic Union) up here in Columbus so I know a little bit about it, I've heard good things about it", Cohen says.
The Wildcats already have drained 436 3-pointers this season, needing only seven to break the NCAA team season record of 442 set by VMI in 2007.
We saw a month ago the wonderful emotion expressed by Wagner's mother, Beate, after she was courtside at Madison Square Garden to see Moe named Big Ten Tournament MVP.
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After all, for Villanova winning a National Championship has suddenly become simply business as usual.
The game Saturday will feature a titanic matchup between Graham and Villanova guard Jalen Brunson. He is a three-time Michigan Association of Broadcasters award victor for play by play on both radio and television.
Haywood also said that Kansas' hopes ride on keeping Azubuike out of foul trouble.
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On paper, he's been spectacular in every offensive facet of the half-court game (1.15 PPP, 98th percentile), ranking in the 90th percentile or better in pick-and-roll ball-handling, spot-ups, isolation, post-ups and off screens.
Kansas will be battling history.