The Seton Hall Pirates visit Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday to play the DePaul Blue Demons. Seton Hall improved to 11-3 on the season following its 80-70 win on Wednesday over Xavier to move to 2-0 in the Big East. Myles Powell led the Pirates with 25 points. The Pirates trailed by four at the half, but outscored the Musketeers in the second half by 14 points.
DePaul lost its last outing 73-68 to the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday. DePaul dropped to 8-5 on the season and 0-2 in Big East play. Eli Cain and Max Strus led the Blue Demons with 16 points each. At one point, DePaul led 30-16 but could not hold on, in part due to 18 turnovers committed.
Myles Powell leads Seton Hall in scoring with an average of 22.6 points per game. Michael Nzei is the third leading scorer and second in rebounding with averages of 9.9 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Sandro Mamukelashvili leads the team in rebounding with an average of 7.6 per game. Seton Hall is shooting 45.5% from the field and 32.6% from 3-point territory.
Max Strus leads DePaul in scoring and in rebounding with averages of 18.6 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Eli Cain is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 14.3 points and 4.4 assists per game. DePaul is shooting 47.1% from the field and 31.1% from 3-point territory.