NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Fuquan Edwin scored a career-high 20 points and Herb Pope added 17 and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading Seton Hall to a 73-62 victory over Yale on Tuesday night.
The Pirates (4-1), who lost in the championship game of the Charleston Classic to Northwestern on Sunday, recovered after a sluggish first half to eventually pull away.
It marked the first time that Seton Hall faced Yale (2-2) since Feb. 13, 1943 — a game won by Seton Hall, 43-32.
Edwin scored six points during an 11-0 run for a 36-28 lead toward the end of the first half, giving the Pirates the lead for good.
Jordan Theodore had 13 points and Patrick Auda scored 12 for the Pirates.
Greg Mangano and Jeremiah Kreisberg paced Yale with 14 points each, while Reggie Willhite and Austin Morgan had 11 each. Kreisberg also grabbed 13 rebounds.