VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -Scottie Reynolds scored all 13 of his points in the second half, Corey Stokes and Dante Cunningham added 13 apiece and No. 23 Villanova had six players reach double figures en route to a season-opening 78-60 win over Albany on Friday.
Antonio Pena contributed 12 points while Reggie Redding scored 11 and Corey Fisher had 10 for the Wildcats, who won their first game of the season at The Pavilion for the 18th year in a row. It was also Villanova's 200th career victory in 6,500-seat building.
Will Harris and Anthony Raffa scored 13 points each for Albany.
Villanova jumped out to a 24-8 lead midway through the first half and led 40-24 at the break. Albany got within 49-37 early in the second half, but Villanova pulled away as Fisher scored four points of an 8-0 Wildcat run.
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