Rutgers vs. Seton Hall: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Rutgers vs. Seton Hall: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Rutgers 56
(14-15, 4-8 away)
Seton Hall 51
(14-17, 10-7 home)
Venue: Prudential Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 08, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Rutgers 23 33 56
Seton Hall 25 26 51
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Rutgers M Mack 15 M Poole 6 J Seagears 3
Seton Hall A Cosby 13 G Teague 8 A Cosby 4

Rutgers squared off with Seton Hall on Friday, Mar. 8 and won on the road against the Pirates 56-51 in conference play. With the win, the Scarlet Knights stay undefeated against Seton Hall this season at 2-0. The Scarlet Knights were led by Myles Mack, who put up a game-high 15 points and two rebounds. Jerome Seagears had 10 points and added three rebounds. For the Pirates, Fuquan Edwin got 10 points and eight rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl).

Rutgers Game Notes

  • Rutgers started 14-15 during the 2010 and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • Rutgers beat the spread by nine points. That makes the 13th time this season the Scarlet Knights have beaten the spread.
  • The Scarlet Knights have won seven close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Rutgers is 27-30 in close games.
  • The Scarlet Knights have won every game this season (4-0) after recording 13 or more steals.
  • This season Rutgers has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Myles Mack has five free throws made or more.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Scarlet Knights came back after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Myles Mack and Jerome Seagears) accounted for 44.6 percent of the points.
  • Myles Mack has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 29 games this season.
  • Myles Mack had a career high with five steals.

Seton Hall Game Notes

  • The Pirates have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Seton Hall is 31-29 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Aaron Cosby and Brian Oliver) accounted for 49.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Fuquan Edwin and Gene Teague) accounted for 57.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Aaron Cosby has led the team in scoring eight times in 31 games this season.
  • Fuquan Edwin has led the team in rebounding eight times in 31 games this season.
  • Aaron Cosby has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Fuquan Edwin has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brian Oliver has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Gene Teague.
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMyles Mack351521501
B+Malick Kone17830301
B-Jerome Seagears301033103
B-Wally Judge21433012
C+Mike Poole26461102
C+Dane Miller19511101
CAustin Johnson23641003
C-Derrick Randall12020100
C-Kadeem Jack17400101
SHU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Fuquan Edwin371083304
BAaron Cosby381324004
C+Brian Oliver331231204
C+Gene Teague311180005
C+Haralds Karlis10212000
D+Kyle Smyth28321001
DTom Maayan15001101
-A. Geramipoor5000000
-Kevin Johnson3010000

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