PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- New Jersey's most intense rivalry is renewed when No. 15 Seton Hall visits Rutgers on Saturday in the "Garden State Hardwood Classic."
A sell-out crowd of 8,000 is expected at the Rutgers Athletic Center in the 69th meeting between the schools. The series started in 1916 with Seton Hall holding a 39-29 edge.
The Pirates (9-1) have won four straight over Rutgers (9-3) by an average margin of 18.8 points. But, going further back, 18 of the last 22 meetings have been decided by six points or less, or in overtime.
"This is one game you don't have to market," said Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell. "It's come a long way the last few years, and I'm excited about where we can move this rivalry to" << Read more
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