(AP) — No. 12 Villanova takes on 19th-ranked Michigan in the title game at the Legends Classic in Brooklyn tonight. The Wildcats are 4-0 after a commanding 24-point win over No. 14 VCU last night.
The Wolverines are also 4-0 after they beat Oregon. Michigan is playing a stretch of five games in ten days.
The Ducks take on VCU in the consolation game of the tournament.
No. 3 Arizona is hoping to reverse a trend that has seen them get out to slow starts in three of their four wins thus far. Arizona meets 3-1 Kansas State in a Wildcats fight in the winners’ bracket of the Maui Invitational.
No. 15 San Diego State meets Pittsburgh is another winner’s bracket game at the tournament. The Aztecs are off to a 4-0 start including coach Steve Fisher’s 500th career win against BYU last night.
Kentucky had its No. 1 rank reaffirmed with 62 of 65 first-place votes in the new AP poll that came out yesterday. The 5-0 Wildcats meet 3-1 Texas-Arlington tonight in Lexington.
There are 11 games involving top 25 teams on the schedule.