NEWARK, NJ (AP) – Jared Rhoden has 18 points and 23-year-old Seton Hall scored 7 points to beat second-placed Texas 64-60 on Thursday night, beating the second-10 team of the season. scored points.
Cold shot Bryce Aiken scored five of her 10 points in the last minute, including a 3-point clutch, and the Pirates (8-1) won their fifth game in a row. Seton Hall also had an impressive victory in № at the time. 4 Michigan, Nov. 16.
Alexis Yetna added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Seton Hall in the game, which is part of the annual Big East-Big 12 fight. Miles Kyle had 10 points and Tayrez Samuel came off the bench and scored 11 rebounds.
The Pirates beat Texas (6-2) 7:20 without a goal and got off to the best start since opening 9-1 in 2017-18.
Tre Mitchell was the season’s top scorer with 19 points and 11 rebounds for Texas, who have won five in a row. Timmy Allen added 17 points and the top 12 rebounds of the season.
Near the end of the second half, no team scored more than 5 goals. Rhoden led Seton Hall with a jumper to get to 58-56 at 5:30 p.m.
Then both teams froze and the next point didn’t come until Samuel kicked the penalty kick with 1:40 left. Layup by Allen scored a point for Texas, but Aiken, who had 3 of 12 on the field, hit 3 long distances from the top of the key to take a 62-58 lead with 34.3 seconds left.
After Allen cut it in half 24 seconds before the end of the liner, Aiken added two more free throws with 14.4 seconds left and Texas missed the last two shots.
The first half ended with 37 points and Yetna scored 3 points before the call.
Texas: It’s a strong, talented team. His only losses were Gonzaga and Seton Hall.
Seton Hall: Looking up. His only defeat came in a 3-point late victory over 21st-ranked Ohio State.
Texas: Arkansas-Pine will host the Bluff on Tuesday night.
Seton Hall: New Jersey hosts rival Rutgers on Sunday night.
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