Colorado squares off against Seton Hall in NIT

Seton Hall Pirates (17-15, 10-10 Big East) at Colorado Buffaloes (17-16, 8-12 Pac-12)

Boulder, Colorado; Tuesday, 11 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Buffaloes and Seton Hall Pirates square off in the National Invitation Tournament.

The Buffaloes have gone 8-12 against Pac-12 opponents, with a 9-4 record in non-conference play. Colorado is second in the Pac-12 with 33.5 points per game in the paint led by KJ Simpson averaging 7.2.

The Pirates are 10-10 in Big East play. Seton Hall ranks ninth in the Big East shooting 32.8% from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Simpson is averaging 15.9 points, 3.8 assists and 1.5 steals for the Buffaloes. Tristan da Silva is averaging 16.1 points over the last 10 games for Colorado.

Kadary Richmond is averaging 10.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and two steals for the Pirates. Al-Amir Dawes is averaging 14.8 points over the last 10 games for Seton Hall.

LAST 10 GAMES: Buffaloes: 5-5, averaging 67.3 points, 32.7 rebounds, 12.9 assists, 6.3 steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 41.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.0 points per game.

Pirates: 4-6, averaging 67.9 points, 27.7 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.3 points.


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