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College basketball highlights: Seton Hall trouncing Providence on FOX

The Big East takes center stage with a jam-packed college basketball slate Saturday on FOX.

It all starts with a big matchup between Seton Hall and No. 20 Providence, and we’ve got you covered with all the action!

Later, No. 6 Marquette, which has already clinched the Big East regular-season crown, plays host to St. John’s (2 p.m. ET, FOX). Then, No. 14 UConn heads to Philadelphia to take on Villanova, which has won six of its last seven games (7:30 p.m. ET).

[John Fanta: Is Villanova peaking at the right time?]

Here are the top moments from an action-packed day on the hardwood!

Seton Hall at No. 20 Providence

Pogo stick!

Shaheen Holloway’s brand of basketball is hard-nosed. That was evident on this play, as Seton Hall scrapped for the offensive board following a bricked shot, before Tyrese Samuel slammed in a resounding jam.

Crisp ball movement

The Friars are something to watch in transition, and although Seton Hall captured the early lead, Providence stuck around with pretty plays like this one.

Damage down low

Providence got within one midway through the first half courtesy of a tough finish inside from Ed Croswell.

Tear drop!

As the first half wound down, the Hall began to kick things into high gear offensively, closing out on a 17-2 run. This floater from Dre Davis was two of several points in the paint for Seton Hall. The Pirates led 44-25 after 20 minutes.

Going baseline 

The Friars found new life in the second half, closing the gap with a 16-5 run to ignite life into the home crowd.


St. John’s at No. 6 Marquette

St. John’s Red Storm



Marquette Golden Eagles


No. 14 Connecticut at Villanova


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Sharpshooter Azzi Fudd returned to the lineup for UConn after missing the majority of the season with a knee injury.

Get off me!

Hungary’s Dorka Juhász keyed inside to capture some early momentum for the Huskies, collecting an and-1 opportunity with this strong layup.

Makin’ it look easy

It was all Aaliyah Edwards for the Huskies in the game’s early onsets, as she came up big with a number of big lay-ins to stretch UConn’s advantage.

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