2:00 PM ET, January 24, 2010
Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
NEWARK, N.J. -- Four years after taking the Seton Hall job, coach Bobby Gonzalez now has a marquee win that is going to make people take notice.Herb Pope had 19 points and nine rebounds and Seton Hall posted its biggest win in Gonzalez's turbulent tenure, 64-61 over Pittsburgh (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) on Sunday in a game in which Pirates' leading scorer Jeremy Hazell was limited to nine points and 16 minutes by foul problems.
• Seton Hall earned its first win over a ranked opponent this season as the Pirates snapped a three-game losing streak vs. Pittsburgh.
• Herb Pope led Seton Hall with a team-high 19 points and nine rebounds.
• Pittsburgh suffered its first road loss of the season (4-1) and have lost two straight games for the first time since losing three straight during the 2007-08 season.
• Ashton Gibbs had a game-high 23 points (seventh 20-point game this season) in the loss for the Panthers.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||18-51 (.353)||25-56 (.446)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-17 (.235)||2-13 (.154)|
|FT Made-Attempted||21-24 (.875)||12-15 (.800)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|