Seton Hall Pirates vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs - 3/17/16 College Basketball NCAA Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seton Hall Pirates (25-8) vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-7)
March 17, 2016 9:55 (Pepsi Arena)
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The 6th seeded Seton Hall Pirates will face off against the 11th seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs in the 1st round of the NCAA Tournament Friday.
The Seton Hall Pirates had a great year and finished with a 25-8 record. The Seton Hall Pirates had a great Big East Tournament and defeated the Villanova Wildcats in the championship. Seton Hall averages 74.8 points per game and shoots 35% from the 3-point line. Isaiah Whitehead who is averaging 18.4 points per game and 5.0 assists has led Seton Hall. Khadeen Carringotn is second on the team with 14.3 points per game and 3.2 rebounds.
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs finished the season with a 26-7 record and clinched a spot by the tournament by winning the WCC Tournament. The Gonzaga Bulldogs average 79.7 points per game and shoot 37.8% from the 3-point line. Kyle Wiltjer who is averaging 20.7 points per game and 6.5 rebounds has led the Bulldogs. Domantas Sabonis is second on the team with 17.4 points per game and 11.6 rebounds.
Gonzaga is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 Thursday games. The Bulldogs are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. Seton Hall is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 neutral site games. The Pirates are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a win.
Seton Hall has been on a tear lately are coming off of a big win over Villanova. Gonzaga needed to win the Conference Tournament to get into the tournament and thats what they did. I think Gonzaga's tournament experience helps them get the win here in a very close game.