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Seton Hall Men’s Basketball Looking Strong prior to Garden State Hardwood Classic

The Seton Hall Men’s Basketball team (5-4) have had some very impressive outings thus far in a very young 2022-23 College Basketball Season. After a tough 91-65 loss to Number Nine Kansas on December 1 the Pirates returned to their winning ways with a 82-55 victory over Lincoln University on December 7.


Playing inside of the historic Walsh Gymnasium, Seton Hall saw five scoring in double figures, as the team had a strong second half performance to help propel them to the victory. Helping to lead the way for the Pirates was graduate student KC Ndefo who had 6-of-7 shotting from the floor. Ndefo also added seven reboudns and blocked six shots.


1495 Sports is proud to bring the following photo gallery from the Seton Hall game vs Lincoln. Photos taken by Stacy Podelski/1495Sports:

Senior Al-Amir Dawes and Tyrese Samuel both had 16 points in what were impressive outings for the team. Samuel also had a career-high 14 rebounds for his second double-double of the season.


Lincoln had two players in double figures as Korey Williams had 15 points and Ethan Garita followed with 10 points.

Here are some other interesting news and notes from the Seton Hall Athletics Department:

Interesting Stats from the Game:
Seton Hall shot 51 percent from the floor (27-of-53) and held Lincoln to 37 percent shooting from the field (21-of-57).
The Pirates only made 5-of-21 three-pointers compared to the Lions’ 5-of-12 shooting from distance.
Seton Hall finished +19 on the glass, 45-26, and had a 42-20 edge in the paint.
Both teams had 19 turnovers.
The Pirates shot 10 percent better from the free throw line in the second and finished 23-of-32 (72 percent) from the charity stripe

News & Notes

Seton Hall improves to 5-4 on the season and 427-143 all-time inside Walsh Gym.
The Pirates are 4-1 as the home team this season.
The Pirates have won 28 straight regular season games against non-conference opponents dating back to 1989.
The Hall is 137-21 since 2015-16 when its lead gets to seven points.
Dawes is now up to 973 career points.
Ndefo set a season high in blocks with six and now has 325 career swats, the most by an active player in Division I.
Ndefo now has 23 games in his career where he has tallied five or more blocked shots.
Tyrese Samuel posted his second double-double of the season and the fourth of his career.
Freshman Jaquan Sanders (Queens, N.Y.) scored eight of his career-high 11 points in the second half.
Freshman Tae Davis (Indianapolis, Ind.) now has two double figure scoring games this season.

Up next will be an interesting test for Seton Hall as they will take on Rutgers in the Garden State Hardwood Classic on December 11 at the Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway.


For more information on the Seton Hall Athletics Department fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

Seton Hall University Athletics – Official Athletics Website (shupirates.com)

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