Saturday, noon., at the XL Center in Hartford
Radio: 610 WTEL-AM
Coaches: Jay Wright, 18th year at Villanova (525-247, 403-162 at VU); Kevin Ollie, sixth year at Connecticut (123-68).
Series: Villanova leads, 33-31.
Last meeting: Having just been booted out of the realigned Big East, Connecticut beat Villanova, 77-65, in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. The Huskies went on to win the NCAA title.