The Seton Hall Pirates were back in action on Saturday at the Prudential Center to take on the Delaware Blue Hens. The Pirates came in with a record of 8-2. Delaware came into the game with a record of 5-4. Seton Hall would come away with an 81-68 victory.
The Pirates led the game from the opening tip and would lead throughout the half. Seton Hall got the lead up to 10 at one point and maintained a consistent 7-9 point cushion. With 5:10 remaining in the half, a Myles Powell bucket gave the Hall a 10 point lead. In the end the Pirates would enter halftime with a 34-26 lead.
The Blue Hens were led by Anthony Mosley in the first half. He had 8 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists. Ryan Daly added 8 points and a pair of rebounds. Cazmon Hayes and Eric Carter led Delaware with 4 rebounds each. The Blue Hens shot 31% from the field and 12.5% from beyond the arc in the first half.
The Pirates were led in the first half by Angel Delgado who had 10 points and 8 rebounds. This was despite tweaking his ankle before the game. Khadeen Carrington added 7 points and Ismael Sanogo chipped in 5 rebounds in the first half. Seton Hall shot 44.1% from the field and 28.6% from beyond the arc in the first half.
The Pirates came out strong to start the second half. They built on their lead and grew it to 14 points with 13:10 to go in the half. The rest of the half was a bit sloppy for the Pirates. The game never seemed in doubt, but it also didn’t feel like the Pirates were playing their best. The highlight of the second half was a huge dunk from Desi Rodriguez. The Pirates would ultimately come away with a 81-68 victory over Delaware.
Delaware was led by Anthony Mosley who had 21 points and 5 assists. Ryan Daly had a solid game with 19 points and 7 rebounds. Cazmon Hayes and Eric Carter grabbed 6 and 5 rebounds, respectively. The Blue Hens shot 40% from the field and 25% from beyond the arc.
The Pirates were led overall by Angel Delgado who had another double double with 22 points and 15 rebounds. Madison Jones had a great game with 15 points and 4 assists. Desi Rodriguez added 12 points and Khadeen Carrington chipped in 10 for the Hall. Ismael Sanogo grabbed 8 boards for the Pirates. Seton Hall shot 46.4% from the field and 38.9% from beyond the arc.
With the loss the Blue Hens fall to 5-5 on the season. They return home on Tuesday to take on the Marist Red Foxes. The Pirates improve to 9-2 on the season with the victory. They will now take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Friday at the Prudential Center in the Garden State Hardwood Classic.
Check out the PPI below to see how each player performed. We will have full coverage of the Rutgers game on Friday. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.