UW, MU to take part in Gavitt Tipoff Games in November

   ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Villanova will host Michigan in a rematch of the 2018 NCAA Tournament final on Nov. 14 as part of the fourth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games.

   The Gavitt Tipoff Games are an early-season series matching Big East programs against Big Ten schools. The event is named in honor of Big East founder Dave Gavitt.

   This year's Gavitt Tipoff Games will run from Nov. 13-16. The headliner is the rematch of Villanova's 79-62 NCAA championship game victory over Michigan .

   Georgetown plays at Illinois and Wisconsin visits Xavier on Nov. 13. The Nov. 14 matchups include Marquette at Indiana and Seton Hall at Nebraska as well as the Michigan-Villanova game.

   Ohio State visits Creighton and Penn State is at DePaul on Nov. 15. Rutgers will host St. John's on Nov. 16.

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