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2K Sports Classic - Alabama Downs Villanova 77-55 - Match Report

Alabama cruised to victory on Friday, running Villanova out of the gym and running up a 77-55 score at Madison Square Garden.

Alabama was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Alabama got 25 points from Trevor Releford and another 17 points from Rodney Cooper. Levi Randolph contributed 4 assists, while Levi Randolph cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Villanova got a 17-point performance from JayVaughn Pinkston, who was supported by 11 points from Ryan Arcidiacono. Ryan Arcidiacono had 2 assists in a losing cause for Villanova, while James Bell grabbed 6 rebounds.

Alabama hit the break leading 29-26 before taking care of business in the second half.

Alabama won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-27.