Ben Gordon

UConn, Villanova Should Revive Series, But Nothing Finalized

UConn, Villanova Should Revive Series, But Nothing Finalized

UConn could renew another old Big East rivalry, with a home-and-home series with Villanova beginning next season.

The schools have been talking for a couple of years about a series, and it looks like it will happen, but Vic Cegles, UConn's deputy AD and administrator for men's basketball, said nothing has been finalized, no contracts signed.

The possibility of a Huskies-Wildcats reunion was first reported by FanRagsports.com.

The Huskies last played Villanova, the defending national champion which is ranked No.1 in the AP Poll, in the NCAA Tournament in 2014, a UConn upset in Buffalo. The schools first played in 1941, and became Big East rivals in 1981. Villanova has won...

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