On the strength of 32 sensational points from center Omhar Samhan and a combined 29 points from sharpshooting guards Mickey McConnell (15) and Matthew Dellavedova (14), Saint Mary's threw Villanova out of the NCAA Tournament by a 75-68 margin at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.
The Gaels shot exactly 50 percent from the field, 24-for-28. The Wildcats shot only 25-69, 36 percent. Just as importantly, Saint Mary's attempted 26 free throws to Villanova's 11.
Corey Stokes was Villanova's leading scorer with 15 points on 5-for-9 shooting. Scottie Reynolds scored only eight points on 2-for-11 shooting in the last game of his college career.
Feel free to share your comments below. I'm pretty sure a lot of you will have things to say, especially those of you whose teams also made the second round.