OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Myles Cale had 20 points as Seton Hall beat Creighton 81-75 on Sunday.
Myles Powell had 19 points and six rebounds for Seton Hall (16-9, 7-6 Big East Conference), which broke its five-game road losing streak. Sandro Mamukelashvili added 17 points and nine rebounds. Quincy McKnight had 16 points and six steals for the visitors.
After falling behind 33-30 at halftime, Seton Hall outscored Creighton 51-42 in the second half to earn the six-point victory. The Pirates’ 51 points in the second half were a season best for the team.
Ty-Shon Alexander had 20 points for the Bluejays (13-13, 4-9), who have now lost four straight games. Davion Mintz added 16 points and six rebounds. Mitch Ballock had 13 points and eight rebounds.
The Pirates improve to 2-0 against the Bluejays for the season. Seton Hall defeated Creighton 63-58 on Feb. 9. Seton Hall matches up against Xavier at home on Wednesday. Creighton matches up against DePaul on the road on Wednesday.