Marquette rallies but falls in overtime again

Marquette head coach Buzz Williams reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova  Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Marquette head coach Buzz Williams reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Ryan Arcidiacono had 20 points and 11 assists, and coolly guided Villanova in overtime following a frenzied finish to regulation.

Arcidiacono had six points and two assists in the extra period.  He hustled for a loose ball with 37.7 seconds left that allowed Villanova coach Jay Wright to call a timeout and avoid a turnover.

James Bell, who finished with 30 points, followed with two free throws to make it a three-possession game for the Wildcats (17-2, 6-1 Big East).

Todd Mayo had 18 points, including the last 10 in regulation, for Marquette (11-9, 3-4) to help force overtime at 77-77.

A layup by Villanova’s Tony Chennault with 1 second left in regulation was waved off by the officials after Steve Taylor, Jr., drew a charging foul.

Villanova snapped Marquette’s 20-game winning streak in home conference games.

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