Published February 10. 2013 11:00AM Updated February 10. 2013 11:32AM
Here's your pre-game preview and updates from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.:
-- UConn took about five hours to make the bus trip from Storrs to Newark, arriving about 1 a.m.
-- The Huskies haven't practiced since Thursday.
-- Seton Hall leading scorer Fuquan Edwin (ankle) will play. Forward Brandon Mobley (shoulder) and reserve Brian Oliver (ankle) are expected to sit out.
-- Statistics and other information:
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 as of Saturday:
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)
-- 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.
-- Check back later for a post-game breakdown and video.
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