VILLANOVA, Pa., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- James Bell
and Darrun Hilliard led Villanova with 11 points each and the ninth-ranked Wildcats topped Butler 67-48 to grab a share of the conference lead.
Ryan Arcidiacono totaled nine points as Villanova (25-3, 13-2 Big East) carded a third straight win and pulled into a tie with Creighton atop the Big East.
The Bulldogs (12-16, 2-14) got 12 points from Kellen Dunham.
Khyle Marshall also reached double figures with 10.
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