BOTTOM LINE: Big East foes meet as Seton Hall battles Xavier. Seton Hall beat Georgetown by 11 at home in its last outing. Xavier lost 66-61 on the road against Creighton in its most recent game.
SAVVY VETERANS: Senior leadership has been on display for both teams this year. Paul Scruggs, Zach Freemantle, Nate Johnson and Jason Carter have collectively accounted for 64 percent of Xavier’s scoring this season. For Seton Hall, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Jared Rhoden, Myles Cale and Shavar Reynolds, Jr. have combined to account for 72 percent of all Seton Hall scoring.