Scores

Final OT

Seton Hall 84

(15-6, 5-3 Big East)

Rutgers 71

(10-12, 2-7 Big East)

9:00 PM ET, January 30, 2008

Louis Brown Athletic Center, Piscataway, New Jersey

1 2 OT T
HALL 35 32 1784
RUTG 26 41 471

Top Performers

Seton Hall: E. Harvey 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl

Rutgers: M. Coburn 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast

Seton Hall 84, Rutgers 71

Associated Press

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Eugene Harvey scored eight of his 26 points in overtime and Seton Hall ended the game with a 13-0 run in defeating Rutgers 84-71 Wednesday night.

Brian Laing added 23 for Seton Hall (15-6, 5-3 Big East), which put four players in double figures in winning its fifth straight. Jeremy Hazell had 14 and Jamar Nutter added 11. Harvey also had seven assists and three steals in playing the entire 45 minutes.

Rutgers (10-12, 2-7), which had beaten two straight ranked teams, got 23 from Mike Coburn and 16 from Chandler.

The Scarlet Knights took their first lead of the game when Coburn scored to make it 69-67 to start overtime. Rutgers' Anthony Farmer hit two foul shots to tie it at 71-71 but the Knights would not score again.

Seton Hall shot 4-for-5 in overtime while Rutgers was 1-for-7. The Pirates played the entire OT without big men John Garcia, Mike Davis and Augustine Okosun, who all fouled out.

Rutgers forced the overtime by scoring six straight in the final 1:06 to tie it at 67-67. Corey Chandler's putback gave the Knights their first tie with 16 seconds left and Harvey missed a driving lay-up attempt at the buzzer.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HALL
RUTG
Points 84 71
FG Made-Attempted 29-62 (.468) 20-61 (.328)
3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 7-21 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 18-23 (.783) 24-37 (.649)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 2

2007-08 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 30, 2008 HALL 84, @RUTG 71Recap
Mar 9, 2008 RUTG 64, @HALL 61Recap