College Basketball Recap: Georgetown 57, Seton Hall 73

The Georgetown Hoyas entered the game versus the Seton Hall Pirates on Thursday night needing a victory to keep their slim hopes of an NCAA Tournament birth alive. Their “bubble” was not just burst by Seton Hall it was destroyed in a game that wasn’t as close as the 16 point final difference would suggest. The Hoyas were never a threat to win the game and used a late run to close the gap from a one time differential of 28.

In the first game of the Big East Tournament fo10-5r both teams, Seton Hall guard Myles Powell scored a tournament record 29 points in the first half on his way to 31 for the game. James Akinjo was the leading scorer for Georgetown with 15. No other Hoya scored in double digits. In the game the Pirates almost doubled the Hoyas three point shot attempts, making eight of 23 compared to the Hoyas two for 12 shooting. Seton Hall doubled up the Hoyas on the offensive board 12-6 and on stolen passes 10-5.

The Pirates enter their next round game against Marquette

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