Villanova’s Maddy Siegrist led the team to a victory over Creighton in the Big East women’s basketball tournament semifinals on Sunday. Siegrist scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Wildcats secure their spot in the title game against UConn on Monday.
The game was closely contested throughout, with both teams battling for every point. Villanova was able to take a slight lead in the third quarter and held on to it for the remainder of the game.
Siegrist was the star of the game for Villanova, scoring 25 points on 9-of-17 shooting and grabbing 10 rebounds. She was aided by a strong performance from her teammate, Cameron Onken, who scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds.
Creighton was led by Temi Carda, who scored 15 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. But it wasn’t enough to overcome Villanova’s strong play.
The win puts Villanova in the Big East title game against UConn, which is set to take place on Monday. The Wildcats will be looking to pull off an upset against the top-seeded Huskies, who have been dominant throughout the season.
Villanova has had a strong tournament thus far, with victories over Providence and Creighton. The Wildcats will need to continue their strong play if they hope to upset UConn and take home the Big East title.
The game is sure to be an exciting one, as both teams will be looking to come out on top and secure their spot in the NCAA Tournament. Fans can tune in to watch the game on Monday and see who comes out on top.