Hazell’s 35 leads Seton Hall over Rutgers 70-67

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP)—Jeremy Hazell scored 28 of his 35 points in the second half in matching his career high and Seton Hall won the battle of New Jersey’s Big East Conference rivals with a 70-67 victory over Rutgers on Thursday night.

Eugene Harvey added nine points, nine assists and five rebounds as the Pirates (11-9, 2-6) won their second straight conference game and sent the Scarlet Knights (9-12, 0-8) to their ninth straight loss.

The 0-8 start in conference play matches Rutgers’ worst since joining the Big East in 1995-96.

Freshman Mike Rosario led Rutgers with 25 points.

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 Rutgers
Mike Rosario Mike Rosario
7-18,  25 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Seton Hall
Jeremy Hazell Jeremy Hazell
10-17,  35 Pts
10 Rebs, 0 Assists

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