Bethune-Cookman (1-5) vs. No. 21 Seton Hall (4-1)
Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 21 Seton Hall hosts Bethune-Cookman in an early season matchup. Seton Hall won over Cal 62-59 on Wednesday, while Bethune-Cookman came up short in a 59-51 game to Liberty on Tuesday.
TEAM LEADERSHIP: Seton Hall’s Jared Rhoden has averaged 14.8 points and 5.4 rebounds while Bryce Aiken has put up 12 points. For the Wildcats, Joe French has averaged 14.2 points while Dylan Robertson has put up 9.7 points and 5.3 rebounds.JUMPING FOR JOE: French has connected on 41 percent of the 39 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 10 of 20 over the last three games. He’s also made 84.6 percent of his free throws this season.
STREAK STATS: Bethune-Cookman has lost its last three road games, scoring 53.3 points, while allowing 77.3 per game.
ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Wildcats have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Pirates. Seton Hall has an assist on 17 of 65 field goals (26.2 percent) across its past three outings while Bethune-Cookman has assists on 26 of 74 field goals (35.1 percent) during its past three games.
CAREFUL PIRATES: The diligent Seton Hall offense has turned the ball over on just 14.7 percent of its possessions, the 22nd-lowest mark in all of Division I. 19.6 percent of all Bethune-Cookman possessions have resulted in a turnover.
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