Cole rallies No. 21 UConn past No. 8 Villanova late

  • Connecticut's Jordan Hawkins, left, and R.J. Cole celebrate at the end of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Villanova, Tuesday, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

HARTFORD, Conn. — R.J. Cole hit a driving floater with 5.9 seconds left and then took a charge at the other end of the court to rally No. 21 UConn to a 71-69 win over No. 8 Villanova on Tuesday night.