Villanova Played Slowly—and Lost Quickly

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Villanova Played Slowly—and Lost Quickly

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Basketball has a simple rule: The more possessions in a game, the more likely it is the better team wins.

Villanova, college basketball’s defending champion, defied this law all year long. The Wildcats were better this season than they were last season. But they were also slower—and that’s why their title defense is over.

Villanova’s 65-62 loss to No. 8 seed Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon, a game that rattled office bracket…

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