NCAA Men's Basketball

Michigan routs 'Nova in title rematch

(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Charles Matthews set the tone with a slam and celebrated by flexing to the crowd.

Quickly, the rematch turned into a rout.

Matthews scored 19 points, Ignas Brazdeikis had 18 and No. 18 Michigan beat No. 8 Villanova 73-46 Wednesday night in their first meeting since last season's national championship game.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke3-0
2 Kansas2-0
3 Gonzaga2-0
4 Virginia2-0
5 Tennessee3-0
6 Nevada2-0
7 North Carolina3-0
8 Villanova2-1
9 Auburn3-0
10 Kentucky2-1
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Florida State2-0
2 Kansas2-0
3 Duke3-0
4 North Carolina3-0
5 Purdue2-0
5 Nevada2-0
5 Vanderbilt2-0
8 Vermont2-1
9 Murray State1-0
10 Eastern Kentucky2-1
10 Gonzaga2-0
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