Location: Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.
Tip-off time: noon (SNY)
Records: UConn 15-6, 5-4; Seton Hall 13-10, 2-8
Last game: UConn lost at St. John's, 71-65, Wednesday; Seton Hall lost at Pittsburgh, 56-46, Monday
Probable starters: UConn, 6-1 jr. guard Shabazz Napier (17.0 pts. 4.3 rebs, 4.1 assists), 6-0 so. guard Ryan Boatright (15.6 pts, 4.6 assists), 6-5 fr. guard Omar Calhoun (11.1 pts, 3.3 rebs), 6-8 so. forward DeAndre Daniels (10.9 pts, 4.9 rebs), 6-9 jr. forward Tyler Olander (4.5 pts, 3.8 rebs)
Seton Hall, 6-1 fr. guard Tom Maayan (2.4 pts), 6-6 jr. guard Faquan Edwin (16.9 pts, 5.9 rebs), 6-5 so. forward Haralds Karlis (3.1 pts), 6-9 so. forward Brandon Mobley (9.0 pts, 5.7 rebs), 6-9 jr. center Eugene Teague (11.5 pts, 7.7 rebs)
Noteworthy: Edwin, Seton Hall's best player, questionable with a sprained ankle suffered vs. Pitt. ... Series: UConn leads, 43-19, winning 12 of the last 13 games but dropping 75-63 decision Jan. 2012 in last trip to Newark. ... Top reserve: guard Aaron Crosby (11.6 pts). ... Pirates lost four straight. ? Seton Hall's only two Big East wins versus South Florida and DePaul. ... Four of UConn's five BE wins against teams with losing league records. ... Hot: Huskies converting 83 percent from foul line in last 10 minutes of games plus OT. Cold: UConn shooting 30 percent in last two games. ... Boatright coming off season-low five points vs. St. John's. ... Slow starts have hurt Huskies who've trailed by double digits at half in two straight games. ... Up next: UConn begins a three-game home-stand Wednesday, hosting Syracuse in Hartford.
- Gavin Keefe
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