Seton Hall vs. Syracuse: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Seton Hall vs. Syracuse: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Seton Hall 63
(15-18, 4-11 away)
(19) Syracuse 75
(24-8, 18-2 home)
Venue: Madison Square Garden
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, March 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Seton Hall 34 29 63
Syracuse 34 41 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Seton Hall A Cosby 22 G Teague 5 A Cosby 4
Syracuse J Southerland 20 C Fair 8 M Carter-Williams 14

On Wednesday, Mar. 13, Seton Hall took on Syracuse and was defeated by the Orange 75-63 in the second round of the Big East Tournament. The Pirates are still looking for their first win over an AP-ranked team this season (0-9). Aaron Cosby put up a game-high 22 points on 75 percent shooting in a losing effort. Kyle Smyth also had a good outing, scoring nine points and adding three assists. For the Orange, Michael Carter-Williams finished with six points and 14 assists. Seton Hall (15-18) finished the regular season 13th in the Big East with a 3-15 record in conference play. To get to the second round, Seton Hall beat South Florida (46-42).

Seton Hall Game Notes

  • SHU beat the spread by one points. That makes the 13th time this season the Pirates have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, SHU played 48 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 8-40.
  • Seton Hall has lost 78 percent of the time this season (2-7) after recording four or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition records 75 or more total points this season, Seton Hall has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Seton Hall has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • SHU set season lows for blocks (zero) and rebounds (18).
  • The Pirates have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past six games.
  • Seton Hall has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Aaron Cosby accounted for 34.9 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Gene Teague and Fuquan Edwin) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Aaron Cosby has led the team in scoring in nine out of 33 games this season.
  • Gene Teague has led the team in rebounding in 16 out of 33 games this season.
  • Fuquan Edwin has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Fuquan Edwin.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Aaron Cosby's career.
  • Gene Teague has four straight double-digit point games.

Syracuse Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (James Southerland and Brandon Triche) accounted for 49.3 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (C.J. Fair and Michael Carter-Williams) accounted for 44.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • James Southerland has led the team in scoring nine times in 32 games this season.
  • C.J. Fair has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 32 games this season.
  • This game was the 11th double-digit assist game of Michael Carter-Williams's career.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of James Southerland's career.
  • Baye Keita set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
SHU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAaron Cosby382214003
AKyle Smyth38923100
BFuquan Edwin381143203
BGene Teague341352003
C+Brian Oliver34822000
CTom Maayan7003101
-A. Geramipoor8020000
SU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+M. Carter-Williams406514201
AJ. Southerland402020100
ABrandon Triche371715202
AC.J. Fair371681013
BBaye Keita20840000
BR. Christmas20641011
-Jerami Grant3210000
-Trevor Cooney3000000

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