NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 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 three 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.
Teague hit 4 of 5 shots in the first half to lead Seton Hall with 14 points and seven rebounds at the break. Saint Peter’s got 10 points from Conley in gaining a 30-29 halftime edge.