Cardinals Crush Pirates

The Seton Hall Pirates were back in action on Sunday in their final game of the Advocare Invitational in Orlando, Florida against the Stanford Cardinal. The Pirates came in with a record of 4-1 while the Cardinal came in at 5-1. The Pirates would not fare well in this one and would ultimately fall to Stanford 66-52.

The Pirates did a solid job early on. Halfway through the first half the Pirates held a 10 point lead. Khadeen Carrington led the way for the Pirates early on and helped the Hall to a quick start. The Cardinal would go on an 8-0 run to end the half and head into halftime tied at 26.

The Cardinal were led in the first half by Reid Travis who had 10 points and 5 rebounds. Dorian Pickens added 8 points and 5 rebounds. Marcus Allen led the way with 3 assists in the first half. The Cardinal shot 37.5% from the field in the first half and did not make any of their 8 three point attempts.

The Pirates were led in the first half by Khadeen Carrington who had 8 points and an assist. Michael Nzei led the Pirates on the boards with 6 rebounds and also scored 6 points. Angel Delgado chipped in 6 points and 4 rebounds. The Pirates shot 48% from the field and did not make any of their 6 three pointers in the first half.

The Pirates and Cardinal traded buckets to start the second half. Khadeen Carrington scored the first 4 points for the Hall in the second half. With the score tied at 30, Stanford would go on to score the next 7 points. A 3 pointer from Christian Sanders gave Stanford a 37-30 lead with 15:42 to go in the second half. The Cardinal built up a lead to as much as 13 points. The Pirates fought back to cut into the lead, but the Cardinal wouldn’t surrender it. The Pirates would ultimately go on to lose to Stanford by a score of 66-52.

Stanford was led overall by Dorian Pickens who had 21 points and 5 rebounds. Reid Travis had a solid game with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Marcus Allen led the team with 6 assists on the night. The Cardinal shot 42.1% from the field and 13.3% from beyond the arc.

The Pirates were led by Khadeen Carrington who had 20 points and 4 rebounds. Michael Nzei had his second straight solid game. He scored 9 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Angel Delgado chipped in 8 points and 9 rebounds. The Pirates shot 38% from the field and 11.8% from beyond the arc.

With the win the Cardinal improve to 6-1 on the year. With the loss the Pirates fall to 4-2 on the year. Stanford heads home to take on the Saint Mary’s Gaels on Wednesday. The Pirates will head home to take on Columbia on Thursday at 7 pm.

Check out the PPI below to see which players stood out in the game. We will have full coverage of the Columbia game on Thursday. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.



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