Marquette faces a difficult path in two of its last four games. The Golden Eagles face Syracuse and No. 25 Notre Dame in their next two contests.
The Wildcats are 12-6 under Wright when they play a ranked opponent at the raucous Pavilion.
NOTES: Since the 2008-09 season when Buzz Williams took over, Marquette has posted a 21-21 record in Big East road games. Only Syracuse (30-13), Louisville (24-19) and Pittsburgh (23-20) have better road marks during that time span. ... Saturday was just the 39th time Villanova hosted a ranked opponent at the Pavilion. The Wildcats are 19-19 in those games. ... Marquette's Davante Gardner is fifth in the Big East in field goal percentage (.561), despite averaging just 21 minutes a game off the bench. He scored only two points in 11 minutes on Saturday.