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College basketball: No. 1 Villanova rallies for win; No. 16 Butler holds off No. 22 Cincinnati

College basketball: No. 1 Villanova rallies for win; No. 16 Butler holds off No. 22 Cincinnati

Josh Hart scored a career-high 37 points and No. 1 Villanova rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat No. 23 Notre Dame, 74-66, on Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. 

Hart was the only Villanova (10-0) player to score in double figures. He made 10 of 14 shots from the field, including three of four from behind the arc, and he made all 14 of his free throws. 

Matt Farrell and Steve Vasturia had 18 points each for Notre Dame (9-1), which entered the game as one of eight remaining unbeaten Division I teams. 

Villanova took its first lead of the game at 57-56 after Eric Paschall blocked Vasturia's three-pointer with 9:15 left. Hart assisted on a...

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