Villanova has held the halftime lead in 18 of their 20 games this season including the last 14 in a row. They are also on a roll, beating Louisville and Syracuse in their last two games.
After a long streak of home domination, Irish have lost two of their last three at home.
Notre dame has had trouble in the 1st half of their last two games, down by 7 vs south florida and down by 13 to Georgetown. This coincides with the injury to 5th year ND senior Scott martin. He missed the south florida game and only played 18 mins in the loss to Georgetown. He is expected to be out tonight.