# MBB: Baylor (4-1) vs Villanova (4-1) Preview & Game Thread

#24 Baylor (4-1) takes on #17 Villanova (4-1) November 24th in the championship game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational at 4pm CST. The game will be televised on ESPN.

**KenPom Rankings**

**Villanova:** 11 overall; 4 offensive efficiency; 33 defensive efficiency

**Baylor: ** 14 overall; 23 offensive efficiency; 19 defensive efficiency

**Prediction:** Villanova 70 Baylor 69

**Coaches**

**Villanova:** Jay Wright (57); 574-261(452-176 at Nova); 16 NCAAs; 6 Sweet 16s; 4 Elite 8s; 3 FF; 2 NC

**Baylor:** Scott Drew (49); 342-220 overall (322-209 at Baylor); 8 NCAAs; 4 Sweet 16s; 2 Elite 8s

**Villanova Starters**

PG: Collin Gillespie (JR) 6-3 190 lbs; 13 ppg; 6 asst; 2 steals; 39% FG; 36% 3pt; 78% FT

SG: Justin Moorer (FR) 6-4 210 lbs; 11ppg; 3 reb; 2 asst; 41% FG; 48% 3pt; 71% FT

SF: Saddiq Bey (SO) 6-8 215 lbs; 13 ppg; 5 reb; 2 asst; 57% FG; 55% 3pt; 50% FT

PF: Jermaine Samuels (JR) 6-7 220 lbs; 10 ppg; 6 reb; 3 asst; 1 blk; 47% FG; 35% 3pt; 61% FT

C: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (FR); 6-9 230 lbs; 15 ppg; 10 reb; 2 asst; 52% FG; 39% 3pt; 88% FT

**Villanova Bench**

F: Cole Swider (SO) 6-9 220 lbs; 13 ppg; 4 reb; 2 asst; 1 blk; 54% FG; 50% 3pt; 100% FT

F: Brandon Slater (SO); 6-7 200 lbs; 3 ppg; 2 reb; 2 asst; 33% FG; 20% 3pt

**Baylor Starters**

PG: Davion Mitchell (R-SO) 6-2 195 lbs; 8 ppg; 2 reb; 3 asst; 39% FG; 20% 3pt; 59% FT

SG: Jared Butler (SO) 6-3 185 lbs; 19 ppg; 3 reb; 4 asst; 2 st; 55% FG; 53% 3pt; 100% FT

SF: Macio Teague (JR) 6-3 195 lbs; 15ppg; 5 reb; 3 asst; 45% FG; 39% 3pt; 85% FT

PF: Freddie Gillespie (SR) 6-9 245 lbs; 10 ppg; 8 reb; 2 st; 2 blk; 53% FG; 70% FT

C: Tristan Clark (JR) 6-10 250 lbs; 5 ppg; 4 reb; 29% FG; 67% FT

**Baylor Bench**

F: Mark Vital (JR) 6-5 230 lbs; 9 ppg; 6 reb; 2 steals; 1 blk; 43% FG; 59% FT

G: Devonte Bandoo (SR) 6-3 195 lbs; 9 ppg; 5 reb; 2 asst; 45% FG; 35% 3pt; 100% FT