Recap: Seton Hall vs. NJIT

The Sports NetworkDecember 11, 2013 

Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Brandon Mobley paced all scorers with 18 points as the Seton Hall Pirates downed the NJIT Highlanders, 71-55, in a Garden State showdown at the Prudential Center.

Jaren Sina put up 17 points for Seton Hall (7-3), which has won three straight, while Sterling Gibbs and Eugene Teague added 16 and 11 points, respectively. Teague also hauled in a game-high 14 rebounds.

For NJIT (6-5), Damon Lynn was the only player in double figures with 16 points, doing so on 4-of-9 from 3-point range.

Seton Hall shot a modest 42.3 percent from the field in the first half, slightly better than NJIT's 40 percent, as it carried a 31-28 lead into intermission.

The Pirates improved their field goal efficiency in the second stanza to 54.2 percent and used a late 10-0 run to distance themselves from the Highlanders.

Seton Hall held a convincing 34-25 advantage in the rebounding battle and outscored NJIT from the foul line, 16-8.

Game Notes

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service