Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Villanova Gets Philadelphia Fans Going with Win

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Villanova Gets Philadelphia Fans Going with Win

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Villanova turned the site of its latest romp into the scene of a Super Bowl pep rally.

The final horn caused a celebration not just because the Wildcats won, but to signal the certain Eagles bash ahead.

Omari Spellman hit six 3 pointers and had 26 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 1 Villanova kick off a rousing day in Philadelphia sports with a 92-76 win over visiting Seton Hall on Sunday.

The Wildcats (22-1, 9-1 Big East) won their ninth straight game in front of a crowd dotted with green jerseys and chanting for the Eagles hours before the Super Bowl.

"I love the Eagles," Villanova coach Jay Wright said, "but this is way more important to me."

Seton Hall is 17-6 and 6-4.

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