NEWARK — Seton Hall played No. 4 Villanova even tougher than the first meeting, but yet again fell short, 69-68, in overtime.
Seton Hall has an opportunity to extend their winning streak to four and hand Villanova their second straight loss for the first time in years when the Pirates host the No. 4 Wildcats on Wednesday.
Philadelphia, Pa. — For a strong 30 minutes, it looked like Seton Hall was going to threaten to end their 16-game, 14-year drought at top-ranked Villanova, but there just wasn’t enough in the tank.
NEW YORK — In many ways, Friday night’s 55-53 Big East semifinal thriller between Seton Hall and No. 2 Villanova was a replica of last year’s title game.
NEWARK — Seton Hall ran out of steam and was then steamrolled by No. 2 Villanova in front of a record crowd at Prudential Center that wanted a repeat of last year’s Big East Tournament final.