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No. 1 Villanova Goes Down

A general view of the Villanova's basketball court.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 10: The Villanova Wildcats (L) shoot the ball with the Xavier Musketeers during warmups at the Wells Fargo Center on January 10, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)

College basketball's No. 1 team has lost.

St. John's is the upset maker of the 2017-18 men's college basketball season. The Red Storm have done it again.

This past weekend, St. John's upset Duke in New York City. The Red Storm took down then-No. 4 Duke, 81-77.

Tonight, St. John's pulled off another upset. This one's even bigger.

Villanova, college basketball's No. 1 team for more than a month, took a nine-game winning streak into its game against St. John's tonight. The streak didn't reach 10.

St. John's upset Villanova, 79-75. It's arguably the biggest upset of the season.

The Red Storm were led by sophomore guard Shamorie Ponds. He had 26 points on 8 of 20 shooting.

The Wildcats struggled from the field, shooting 41.8 percent as a team. St. John's shot close to 50 percent.

The Red Storm were winless in the Big East prior to this contest. They carried an 0-11 conference record heading into this game.

Villanova has been great this season, but this loss (and many other outcomes this season) have proven that there's really on truly elite team in college basketball this season. The NCAA Tournament is going to be a ton of fun because of it. Who knows what's going to happen.