NEWARK, N.J. — In front of a packed crowd at the Prudential Center on Saturday afternoon, Marquette was unable to exact revenge on Seton Hall, taking a 69-55 loss to the Pirates.
“It was a tale of two halves,” head coach Steve Wojciechowski said. “Our offense was very good and our execution was very good in the first half. Our defense wasn’t where it needed to be. In the second half, our defense was better, but our offense was worse.”
The previous matchup between the two teams was in the 2019 BIG EAST Semifinals, a matchup Wojciechowski described as “the most unusual game of basketball I’ve ever been a part of.