No. 10 Seton Hall looks for home win vs No. 23 Creighton
No. 23 Creighton (18-6, 7-4) vs. No. 10 Seton Hall (18-5, 10-1)
Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 10 Seton Hall looks for its fourth straight win over No. 23 Creighton at Prudential Center. The last victory for the Bluejays at Seton Hall was an 82-67 win on Jan. 9, 2016.
SAVVY SENIORS: Seton Hall’s Myles Powell, Quincy McKnight and Romaro Gill have collectively accounted for 52 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 54 percent of all Pirates points over the last five games.
CREATING OFFENSE: Powell has either made or assisted on 40 percent of all Seton Hall field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has 22 field goals and eight assists in those games.
UNDEFEATED WHEN: Seton Hall is a perfect 13-0 when it scores at least 74 points. The Pirates are 5-5 when scoring any fewer than that.
ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Bluejays have recently gotten baskets via assists more often than the Pirates. Seton Hall has 36 assists on 75 field goals (48 percent) over its previous three matchups while Creighton has assists on 52 of 87 field goals (59.8 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Seton Hall has attempted the second-most free throws among all Big East teams. The Pirates have averaged 21 foul shots per game this season, including 23.2 per game against conference foes.