Big East Tournament final: Villanova vs. Creighton

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Villanova defeated Creighton, 74-60, in the Big East Tournament final on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

Josh Hart, center, of the Villanova Wildcats is
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Josh Hart, center, of the Villanova Wildcats is presented the MVP award after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats
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Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats cuts down the net after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Head coach Greg McDermott, left center, of the
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Head coach Greg McDermott, left center, of the Creighton Bluejays congratulates Josh Hart, right center, of the Villanova Wildcats after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

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Josh Hart, right, of the Villanova Wildcats is
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Josh Hart, right, of the Villanova Wildcats is presented the MVP award after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Josh Hart, #3, of the Villanova Wildcats cuts
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Josh Hart, #3, of the Villanova Wildcats cuts down the net after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Josh Hart, #3, of the Villanova Wildcats is
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Josh Hart, #3, of the Villanova Wildcats is presented the MVP award after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats is interviewed after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Villanova's Kris Jenkins holds up victory sign after
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Villanova's Kris Jenkins holds up victory sign after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

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The Villanova Wildcats celebrates after Villanova won the
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The Villanova Wildcats celebrates after Villanova won the Big East Tournament championship game against Creighton on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Mikal Bridges #25 of the Villanova Wildcats looks
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Mikal Bridges #25 of the Villanova Wildcats looks on in the pregame warmup during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Justin Patton #23 of the Creighton Bluejays dunks
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Justin Patton #23 of the Creighton Bluejays dunks the ball against the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Jalen Brunson #1 of the Villanova Wildcats is
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Jalen Brunson #1 of the Villanova Wildcats is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a basket against the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats attempts
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Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats attempts a shot while being defended by Justin Patton #23 of the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

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Head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays
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Head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays reacts against the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats reacts
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Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats reacts to the player introductions during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays is
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Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays is defended by Eric Paschall #4 of the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats reacts
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Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats reacts after a basket against the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats
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Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats reacts to a call against the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Players scramble for the ball during the game
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Players scramble for the ball during the game between the Villanova Wildcats and the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Khyri Thomas #2 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts
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Khyri Thomas #2 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts a shot while being defended by the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Justin Patton #23 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts
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Justin Patton #23 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts a shot against the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Eric Paschall #4 of the Villanova Wildcats and
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Eric Paschall #4 of the Villanova Wildcats and Justin Patton #23 of the Creighton Bluejays battle for the ball during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats attempts
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Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats attempts a shot while being defended by Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats
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Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats reacts to a call against the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Zach Hanson #40 of the Creighton Bluejays grabs
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Zach Hanson #40 of the Creighton Bluejays grabs a rebound against the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats reacts
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Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats reacts to his teams lead against the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats looks
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Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats looks to make a pass while being defended by Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts
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Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts a shot against the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays attempts a layup while being defended by Eric Paschall #4 of the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Head coach Greg McDermott talks with Davion Mintz
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Head coach Greg McDermott talks with Davion Mintz #1 of the Creighton Bluejays against the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Zach Hanson #40 of the Creighton Bluejays and
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Zach Hanson #40 of the Creighton Bluejays and Mikal Bridges #25 of the Villanova Wildcats battle for a rebound during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats reacts during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

during the championship game of the Big East
(Credit: Steven Ryan)

during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Big East Basketball Tournament between Creighton and Villanova.

Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays drives
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Marcus Foster #0 of the Creighton Bluejays drives to the basket while being defended by Mikal Bridges #25 of the Villanova Wildcats during the championship game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

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