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March Madness - Recap - Kansas Defeats Villanova 81-65

David McCormack scored 25 points for Kansas on Saturday, leading them to a 81-65 victory over Villanova at Caesars Superdome.

Kansas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -4.0-point spread as favorites.

Ochai Agbaji had 21 points for Kansas and Jalen Wilson chipped in with 11 points. Christian Braun had 5 assists for them, while Jalen Wilson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Villanova got a 17-point performance from Collin Gillespie, who was supported by 16 points from Brandon Slater. Brandon Slater had 3 assists in a losing cause for Villanova, while Brandon Slater grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Kansas were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Kansas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-29.