Seton Hall 87, Longwood 61

Jordan Theodore scored a career-high 26 points as Seton Hall

overcame an early double-digit deficit to beat Longwood 87-61

Friday night for the Pirates’ eighth straight win.

The Lancers (4-8) took a 17-6 lead with 15:13 to go until

halftime, but couldn’t hold on. Seton Hall (11-1) moved ahead 21-20

at the 9:25 mark on a 3-pointer by Sean Grennan en route to a

14-point cushion.

Longwood could get no closer than 10 points in the second

half.

Fuquan Edwin tied his career-high with 20 points on 9-of-12

shooting for the Pirates.

Seton Hall is the highest profile men’s basketball program to

visit Longwood’s campus. The Pirates made 57.1 percent of their

field goals (36 of 63) compared to 42.6 percent (23 of 54) for the

Lancers and outscored them 46-16 in the paint.

Antwan Carter led Longwood with 20 points and Janvan der Kooij

posted a season-high 19 points.