Big East Conference

No. 1 Villanova beats No. 23 Notre Dame 74-66

Jay Wright doesn't follow who is in the running for national player of the year. However, the Villanova coach thinks he has the best player in the country in senior guard Josh Hart.

After Saturday's career-best performance, it would be hard to argue.

"He's as good as any player in the country is and he's so complete. He will do whatever it takes to win a game and he has the ability to do it and at the right time," Wright said. "He got big rebounds at the end of the game. He got offensive rebounds, he scored, he made passes, he made free throws, he defended. He did everything. He's as complete a player as we've ever had."

Hart scored a career-high...