Seton Hall trailed Creighton by four points at the final media timeout, just like they did eight days ago. And just like the last meeting, the Pirates came up big late-on to knock off the Jays, 81-75.
Newark, N.J. — Sound the alarm bells. With the state of New Jersey under a state of emergency despite minimal snow projected over night, it was Seton Hall who achieved emergency status after an alarming 97-93 loss to DePaul at Prudential Center, their third straight.
Faced with a 13-point deficit in the closing seconds of the first half, a late Myles Powell three sparked a second half comeback that fell short in the final minute as Seton Hall dropped their second Big East road game, 70-66, to Marquette.
Newark, N.J. — This was easily a game that Seton Hall could have lost. But they found the slightest of extra gears to take care of Butler 76-75 not far from midnight and just days after falling at DePaul while on the cusp of a national ranking.
Seton Hall came back from a ten-point second half deficit and used a big night from Myles Powell (25 pts, 8 asts, 6 rebs) as they once again flexed their mental toughness in an 80-70 comeback win over Xavier on the road.