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Jaren Sina hits big shots, Seton Hall ends Xavier's home-court streak with 68-60 win

  • Seton Hall guard Jaren Sina (30) comes down with a rebound against Xavier forward Isaiah Philmore (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

    Seton Hall guard Jaren Sina (30) comes down with a rebound against Xavier forward Isaiah Philmore (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)  (The Associated Press)

  • Xavier forward Justin Martin (20) goes up for a basket against Seton Hall guard Sterling Gibbs (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

    Xavier forward Justin Martin (20) goes up for a basket against Seton Hall guard Sterling Gibbs (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)  (The Associated Press)

  • Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

    Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)  (The Associated Press)

Jaren Sina had a four-point play and a 3-pointer that helped Seton Hall pull away to a 68-60 victory on Saturday that ended Xavier's 13-game winning streak at home.

The Pirates (13-9, 4-5 Big East) blew open a tight game with a 14-5 spurt that featured nine points by Sina, who finished with 12 points. Fuquan Edwin led the Pirates with 18 points.

Xavier (15-6, 5-3) suffered its first loss at the Cintas Center this season, ending a 13-game winning streak at home. The Musketeers are 185-26 all-time in 14 seasons at the on-campus arena.

Semaj Christon scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half, but was on the bench with his fourth foul as Seton Hall pulled away. Matt Stainbrook had 16 points and 14 rebounds.