April Sykes scored 20 points to help Rutgers (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) snap a five-game losing streak with a 61-52 win over Villanova on Saturday.
Epiphanny Prince scored 29 points, including going 12-for-12 from the free throw line, to help No. 23 Rutgers snap a three-game losing streak with a 60-51 victory over Villanova on Wednesday night.
Epiphanny Prince scored 19 points and No. 5 Rutgers pulled away late to win its 12th straight game with a 63-54 victory over Villanova on Saturday.
Essence Carson had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Heather Zurich added a career-high 13 points to lead No. 23 Rutgers to a 62-32 victory over Villanova on Saturday night.
Cappie Pondexter scored 20 of her 24 points in the second half to lead No. 6 Rutgers to a 60-37 win over Villanova in the Big East Conference tournament on Sunday.
Rutgers 62, Villanova 56
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(9) RUTGERS 64, VILLANOVA 59
Chelsea Newton scored 21 points and No. 9 Rutgers cruised into the semifinals of the Big East tournament with a 69-45 win over St. John's.
Matee Ajavon scored 14 points and Michelle Campbell added 13, helping No. 9 Rutgers win its first Big East Conference regular-season title outright with a 51-39 victory over Villanova on Tuesday night.