Seton Hall used smothering first half defense and a 25-8 run to control Xavier for the majority of an impressive 83-71 win at Cintas Center that sees the Pirates improve to 3-0 in Big East play for the fourth time in their history.
Seton Hall fell behind No. 4 Xavier by 20 at the half but were still able to mount a frantic comeback that fell short in the closing minutes, as the Hall dropped their fourth straight.
Now that the dust has settled just a bit after Seton Hall’s 73-64 loss to Xavier, let’s reflect on three important questions, plus five more quotes from Kevin Willard, Khadeen Carrington, and Chris Mack.
NEWARK — Monster games from Angel Delgado and Desi Rodriguez propelled Seton Hall to an important 71-64 win over Xavier.
Two photo galleries of Seton Hall’s 90-81 win over No. 5 Xavier at Prudential Center on February 28th, 2016. Photos taken by Wendell Cruz/FinishFirstPhotos