Scores

Final

St. Peter's 61

(3-2, 2-2 away)

Seton Hall 76

(5-1, 3-0 home)

1:00 PM ET, November 25, 2012

Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey

1 2 T
SPU 30 3161
HALL 29 4776

Top Performers

St. Peter's: B. Ffrench 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 9 Ast, 2 Stl

Seton Hall: F. Edwin 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Seton Hall 76, St. Peter's 61

Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- Fuquan Edwin, limited by foul trouble in the first half, scored 18 of his game-high 25 points in the second half to power Seton Hall past Saint Peter's 76-61 Sunday.

Eugene Teague, a 6-foot-9 junior center, complemented Edwin's effort with 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for Seton Hall (5-1), which also received 13 points from Aaron Cosby.

Edwin, who sat for 12 minutes of the first half with two fouls, contributed 11 points during a 24-7 surge that pushed the Pirates' lead to 59-45 with 10:12 showing. Saint Peter's (3-2), which dropped its second straight, received 14 points apiece from Darius Conley and Blaise Ffrench.

Conley left the game with a left leg injury with 5:16 to play.

Seton Hall shot 87.5 percent (14 of 16) from the free-throw line, led by Teague, who was 6-for-6. Edwin (3 of 3), Cosby (2 of 2) and Kyle Smyth (2 of 2) were also perfect from the line for Seton Hall. In comparison, St. Peter's made just 8 of 13 free throws.

Conley hit a jumper and Yvon Raymond followed up his own miss before Ffrench drove the baseline to cap a six-point spurt that handed Saint Peter's a 38-35 lead early in the second half.

Seton Hall, sparked by Edwin's 3-pointer, reeled off the next 11 points to grab a 46-38 advantage and expanded that run to 24-7.

Edwin, who opened the second half with a running jumper, followed by a bonus foul shot, committed his third foul with 17:11 left but also picked up his offensive game at that point. Edwin drained 7 of 10 shots in the second half, including two 3-pointers.

Teague scored 14 points in the first half for the Pirates.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SPU
HALL
Points 61 76
FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 27-53 (.509)
3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 8-23 (.348)
FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 14-16 (.875)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 19

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