Saint Louis 80, Villanova 68
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP)
The Billikens (5-0) advanced to the tournament's championship game and will play the winner of Oklahoma-Santa Clara on Sunday.
The Billikens trailed by 10 points in the first half before hitting six 3-pointers as part of a 20-2 run that resulted in an eight-point lead. Saint Louis had nine 3-pointers, and only five two-point baskets, in the opening half to lead 38-34 at halftime.
Brian Conklin's layup gave the Billikens their largest lead at 58-44 with 12:05 to play.