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Villanova Women’s Basketball beats Butler 61-46

Villanova PA on Wednesday February 12 from The pavilion on the campus of Villanova University, women’s basketball took center stage as Villanova hosted Butler in Big East conference play. Villanova comes into game with a record of 19-5 (8-4 in Big East) and off a win over Seton Hall on Feb 9 while Butler comes in  11-12 (6-6 in Big East) & off a win over Marquette on February 8.

Butler won the opening tip to start the game, the games first points came from Butler Liz Stratman for 2 points. Villanova gets on the board when Devon kane hits a 3 pointer for the early 3-2 lead. both teams would have some great changes to increase the lead early, Villanova Emily Leer would have the scoring touch in the 1st half, Butler would make this game very close as Villanova would take a 25-17 lead into halftime

Villanova came out in the 2nd half on fire by making their first couple of shots which increased their lead up to 23, lead by Devon Kane & Emily Leer, Villanova would take this game 61-46

Final Stats:

Villanova Wildcats
Devon Kane: 15 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 2-5 from 3pt range
Emily Leer: 13 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1-4 from 3 pt range

Butler Bulldogs
Lexus Murry: 16 points 3 rebounds, 2-2 from foul line
Hailey Howard: 9 points, 3 rebounds. 1-2 from 3 pt range


Villanova Guard Devon Kane:

Villanova coach Harry Perretta