CHICAGO - Collin Gillespie scored a season-high 28 points, and No. 19 Villanova beat DePaul 79-64. Gillespie shot 5 of 9 from the field and sank all five of his free throws in the second half as the Wildcats earned their fourth straight win.
Gillespie also added a team-high four assists and four rebounds.
The Blue Demons got a career-high 34 points from guard Javon Freeman-Liberty. He also had six rebounds and three steals.
The Blue Demons have lost 21 straight games to the Wildcats, dating back to 2008.