2008-09 Finish: Lost to North Carolina 83-69 in NCAA Tournament Final Four Overall Record in 2008-09: 30-8 Big East Record in 2008-09: 13-5 (4th) Scoring Offense Rank in 2008-09: 6th (76.8 points per game) Scoring Defense Rank in 2008-09: 9th (67.4 points per game) Key Roster Returnees: G Scottie Reynolds, PG Corey Fisher, SG Corey Stokes Key Roster Losses: PF Dante Cunningham, SF Dwayne Anderson, F Shane Clark Key Newcomers: PF Mouphtaou Yarou, SG Dominic Cheek, PG Maalik Wayns, PF Isaiah Armwood Fast Fact: Villanova's 78-76 victory over No. 1 seed Pitt in the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight was head coach Jay Wright's 300th win and propelled the Wildcats to their third appearance in the Final Four in school history.
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