Feb. 8, 2009

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -Paul Gause stole a pass to set up a go-ahead dunk by Jeremy Hazell with 1:29 to play and Seton Hall won its fourth straight Big East Conference game with a 65-60 victory over Rutgers on Sunday.

Gause added a free throw and Hazell put the icing on the game with another breakaway basket in the closing seconds as the Pirates (13-9, 4-6) swept the two-game season series with their New Jersey rivals.

Hazell finished with 21 points and center John Garcia had 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots for Seton Hall, which scored the final seven points. Gause added 10 points, four steals and four rebounds.

Mike Rosario had 15 points to lead Rutgers (10-14, 1-10). Earl Pettis added 11 points for the Scarlet Knights, who missed their final eight shots and turned the ball over twice in the final two minutes.