Villanova wins in 1st game without Wright; Neptune in charge


              Villanova forward Brandon Slater (34) moves past La Salle guard Khalil Brantley (5) and guard Jhamir Brickus (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              Villanova guard Angelo Brizzi keeps the ball away from La Salle forward Hassan Drame during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              La Salle guard Jhamir Brickus (2) fouls Villanova guard Chris Arcidiacono (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              Villanova guard Caleb Daniels (14) moves around La Salle guard Josh Nickelberry (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              La Salle coach Fran Dunphy shouts during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Villanova, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              La Salle forward Rokas Jocius (35) gets a rebound away from Villanova forward Trey Patterson (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              La Salle guard Jhamir Brickus (2) shoots next to Villanova forward Eric Dixon (43) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              Villanova's former coach, Jay Wright, right, talks with television broadcaster Jim Spanarkel before an NCAA college basketball game between La Salle and Villanova, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              Villanova's former coach, Jay Wright, right, talks with television broadcaster Jim Spanarkel before an NCAA college basketball game between La Salle and Villanova, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              Villanova's former coach, Jay Wright, right, talks with television broadcaster Jim Spanarkel before an NCAA college basketball game between La Salle and Villanova, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
            
              Villanova head coach Kyle Neptune shouts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against La Salle, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
Villanova wins in 1st game without Wright; Neptune in charge