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Villanova gets UConn at home in Big East schedule

VIllanova will have a home game against Connecticut and play Cincinnati, Marquette and South Florida twice each during the 2011-12 men's basketball season.

Villanova gets UConn at home in Big East schedule

Villanova will play Connecticut at home and will have two games each against Cincinnati, Marquette and South Florida during the 2011-12 men's basketball season, the Big East Conference announced Thursday.

The Wildcats, who were 21-12 last year, most likely will play the defending national champions at the Wells Fargo Center although the official schedule, with dates and sites, won't be announced for at least two months.

Villanova will get Cincinnati, Marquette and South Florida for home-and-home games.

Other Big East home games for Villanova include DePaul, Notre Dame, Providence, Seton Hall and Syracuse.

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The Wildcats' conference contests on the road include Georgetown, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, St. John's and Villanova.

--Joe Juliano

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Joe Juliano first visited the Palestra in 1970 after entering Temple University and became hooked for life on Big Five basketball. He'll always go with that name, figuring if the Big Ten can have 12 teams, why can't the Big Five have six?

Juliano joined the Inquirer in 1985 after 10 years at United Press International and has covered college sports for most of that time. His current beats are Villanova basketball, Penn State football, golf and the Penn Relays. Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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