Scores

Final

Seton Hall 69

(9-5, 1-1 Big East)

Providence 91

(12-3, 2-0 Big East)

    8:00 PM ET, January 6, 2007

    Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    HALL 32 3769
    PROV 38 5391

    Top Performers

    Seton Hall: B. Laing 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl

    Providence: H. Hill 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

    Providence 91, Seton Hall 69

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Herbert Hill scored 25 points and Weyinmi Efejuku added 24 to lift Providence to its fifth win in six games, a 91-69 victory over Seton Hall Saturday.

    Geoff McDermott added 14 points and 15 rebounds for Providence (12-3, 2-0 Big East).

    Brian Laing scored 24 points to lead the Pirates (9-5, 1-1). Eugene Harvey added 16 and Jamar Nutter and Larry Davis each had 12.

    The Pirates recovered from a 12-0 Friar start in the first five minutes, mounting a 19-5 run behind eight points by Larry Davis and seven by Laing.

    After six lead changes, McDermott, Hill and Efejuku combined for 29 points on 13-of-24 shooting to spark the Friars to a 38-32 halftime lead.

    Hill, a 6-11 center, began the second half by scoring 10 of the Friars' first 13 points as Providence outscoring Seton Hall 50-28 in the paint for the game. The Friars also outreabounded Seton Hall 47-26.

    The Friars held Seton Hall to 34 percent shooting in the second half, and made 24-of-31 fouls shots compared with 13-of-18 for the Pirates.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HALL
    PROV
    Points 69 91
    FG Made-Attempted 24-60 (.400) 31-62 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 24-31 (.774)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 24

    2006-07 Season

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