Rutgers vs. Seton Hall: Full Game Preview

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Rutgers vs. Seton Hall: Full Game Preview
Rutgers
(13-15, 3-8 away)
Seton Hall
(14-16, 10-6 home)
Venue: Prudential Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 08, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Rutgers E Carter 14.9 W Judge 5.5 M Mack 2.7
Seton Hall F Edwin 16.8 G Teague 7.1 T Maayan 3.1

Seton Hall plays host to Rutgers at Prudential Center on Friday. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST and you can see it on SNY, Big East Net or MASN. The Pirates fell to the Scarlet Knights 57-55 on Feb. 12 and are 6-4 against them over the last four years.

Seton Hall is in 13th place in the conference and will be trying to close the gap with 12th-place Rutgers.

The Pirates fell 76-66 to Providence on Mar. 5. Fuquan Edwin finished with 15 points and six rebounds in the loss. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 16.8 points per game and 2.4 steals per game. The Scarlet Knights were defeated by Marquette 60-54 on Mar. 5 despite 11 points from Myles Mack. He leads the team in assists with 2.7 per game and steals with 1.7 per game.

Rutgers StatSmack

  • Fuquan Edwin is ranked 4th in the Big East in points, 6th in the Big East in three-pointers, and 13th nationally in steals.
  • Seton Hall has a better overall winning percentage over the last five years (52.8 percent to 43.6 percent).
  • Seton Hall has more wins over the last 5 years than Rutgers (101 vs. 79).
  • The Seton Hall assist leader (Tom Maayan, 94 assists) has more assists than the Rutgers assist leader (Myles Mack, 75 assists).
  • Seton Hall players are more experienced than Rutgers players (16,223 minutes played vs. 14,998 minutes played).
  • Gene Teague is ranked 6th in the Big East in rebounds.
  • Seton Hall has come back to win after being down at half against Rutgers five times since 1996.
  • The Seton Hall steals leader (Fuquan Edwin, 73 steals) has more steals than the Rutgers steals leader (Myles Mack, 47 steals).
  • Aaron Cosby is ranked 8th in the Big East in three-pointers.
  • Diaper Dandies love Seton Hall. Seton Hall has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Rutgers (4 vs. 1).
RU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Myles Mack 30 13 3 3 2 0 2
B- Eli Carter 29 15 3 2 1 0 3
C+ Dane Miller 26 7 5 3 1 1 2
C Wally Judge 22 7 6 1 0 1 2
C Jerome Seagears 26 6 2 2 1 0 2
C Kadeem Jack 18 6 5 0 0 1 1
C- Austin Johnson 17 5 2 1 0 0 1
C- Mike Poole 18 4 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Derrick Randall 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Malick Kone 11 2 2 0 1 0 1
D Vincent Garrett 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
SHU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Fuquan Edwin 32 17 6 2 2 1 2
B Gene Teague 28 11 7 2 0 0 3
B- Aaron Cosby 30 12 3 3 0 0 3
C+ Brandon Mobley 21 9 6 1 0 1 2
C Kyle Smyth 25 5 2 2 1 0 1
C Brian Oliver 22 8 4 1 1 0 2
C Patrik Auda 25 8 3 1 1 0 1
C- Haralds Karlis 19 3 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Tom Maayan 22 2 2 3 1 0 3
D+ Kevin Johnson 8 3 2 0 0 0 0
D A. Geramipoor 8 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Freddie Wilson 5 1 0 1 0 0 1
D Connor Laverty 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
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