Seton Hall routs LIU Brooklyn 89-58
Saturday, December 22, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brandon Mobley led six Seton Hall players in double figures with 16 points as the Pirates routed LIU Brooklyn 89-58 in the finale of the Brooklyn Hoops Invitational Tripleheader Saturday night.
Gene Teague had 14 points, Fuquan Edwin, Kyle Smith and Brian Oliver each finished with 13 and Aaron Cosby added 11.
Seton Hall evened the all-time series with LIU Brooklyn at 16-16.
The Pirates (10-2) have won eight of their last nine games. The Blackbirds (5-6) have lost consecutive games.
Jamal Olasewere led LIU Brooklyn with 27 points. He was the only Blackbirds' player to finish in double-figure scoring.
The Pirates turned a 19-14 deficit at the 12:33 mark into a 48-29 lead at the half, with Edwin scoring nine points during the run. Seton Hall shot 56.7 percent (17 of 30) from the field in the first half compared to LIU's 33.3 percent (9 of 27).