Marquette Suffers 79-62 Defeat at Seton Hall
Feb. 3, 2016
NEWARK, New Jersey - Seton Hall pulled away from a close game midway through the second half with 3-pointers on three consecutive possessions and held on for a 79-62 victory over Marquette on Wednesday evening at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Luke Fischer led the Golden Eagles (15-8, 4-6 BIG EAST) with 17 points and six rebounds, while Jajuan Johnson turned in another solid peformance with 15 points in a strong second half showing. Freshman forward Henry Ellenson, who had a 32-point, 10-rebound, 6-block showing in MU's last game, turned in his 14th double-double of the year with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Seton Hall (16-6, 6-4 BIG EAST) received a game-high 21 points and eight assists from Isiah Whitehead. Fellow sophomore Angel Delgado turned in 19 points and 13 rebounds in the victory while shooting 8-of-9 from the floor.
Ellenson pulled MU within three points at the break with a jumper from the elbow to end the first half.
The Golden Eagles retun to action on Saturday, Feb. 6 at No. 6 Xavier.
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