The Knights fell to the Seton Hall Pirates 93-49.
Thank you to our Editor-In-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo and managing editor Amaya Morales, along with staff writers John Mineses and Kayoneil Wilson, who produced tonight’s live blog, and our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain will be updating Twitter throughout the game. The Knights will look for a win when they face Drexel on Friday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m.
For Seton Hall, the Pirates shot 31-64 (48.4%). From down the field, they shot 13-24 (54.2%) and from the free-throw line they shot 18-25 (72.0%).
The Knights shot 18-64 (28.1%) and from the three point line they shot 1-15 (6.7%). From the free-throw line they shot 12-15 (80%).
For the Pirates, Samuel led with 19 points scored. Cale had a total of 15 points while Aiken had 15.
Brandon Rush led the Knights in scoring with 19 points scored. Lamaute and Hill have a combined 14 points with Lamaute with eight and Hill with six.
FDU loses to Seton Hall by a final score of 93-49
Jahari Long adds one more point to Seton Hall’s total from the line to close out the game
Tray Jackson hits some more free throws for Seton Hall with 0:36 to go
Lamaute heads to the line and hits two free throws for the Knights
Tyler Powell adds to Seton Hall’s three point total in the game
Anquan Hill makes his second layup of the game with 1:21 to go in the game
Tray Jackson makes another jumper for Seton Hall making the game 87-43
Sal Xheraj, team mascot turned walk-on, checks into the game for the Knights
Samuel makes one of two free throws for Seton hall
Daniel Rodriguez makes his first field goal on the night, FDU still trails 43-84
Tray Jackson knocks down two more free throws for Seton Hall
Anquan Hill drives and scores on his layup attempt
Myles Cale adds to the lead with two free throws
Tray Jackson answers with a layup of his own the score is 80-39 with 3:29 left in the game
Tray Jackson answers with a layup of his own, the score is 80-39
Lamaute converts a dunk for FDU on the breakaway drive off the turnover
Ray Ford Jr. ends the 9-0 run from Seton Hall with a layup.
Tray Jackson adds another dunk to Seton Hall’s highlight reel, The Knights are down 43 points
Samuel hammers down a one handed dunk and converts the and one free throw, Seton Hall’s lead climbs to 31
Samuel hits a rainbow mid range jumper, he has 15 on the night
Samuel gets two free throws to go with 7:32 remaining
Samuel gets two free throws to go with 7:32 remaining
Brandon Rush hits his 6th and 7th free throws of the Knight bringing his scoring total to 19
Jamir Harris hits his fourth three followed by another three from Myles Cale, Seton Hall is pouring it on from the three point line and the Knights are down 69-33
Brandon Rush gets inside once again for the layup with 8:40 left
Yetna hits another three for Seton Hall, Knights are down 31- 63
Rush coverts on a layup then knocks down a jumper off the assist from Dunn, he leads the way for the Knights, scoring with 15
Samuel rebounds his own miss and goes back up for the layup, Seton Hall now leads 59-27
Lamaunte gets his third and fourth points on free throws for the Knights
Cale hits a set of free throws as Seton Hall goes up 57-25
Aiken appears shaken up after a misstep, he checks out of the game with 12:55 to go
Rush knocks down another pair of free throws for the Knights
Aiken hits the ninth three in the game for Seton Hall as they extend their lead 56-23
Brandon Rush gets to the line and converts two for the Knights to make the game 53-23
Tyrese Samuel throws down a dunk off a nice assist from Tray Jackson
Aiken drives in for an easy layup to answer the Knights, Seton Hall leads 51-22
Munden Jr. scores the first points of the second half for FDU with 15:11 remaining
Harris knock down another three for Seton Hall to bring the lead to 49-20
The Knights have yet to score in the second half with 16:54 left in the half.
Seton Hall leads 46-20 off of a putback dunk by Alexis Yetna as the Knights remain scoreless in the second half with 17:51 left to go in the game.
Yetna gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both as the score is now 44-20 with the knights at a standstill with 17:51 left in the second half.
Obiagu gets another emphatic rejection for his fifth block of the game.
Brandon Rush commits his third turnover of the game with 19:29 in the second half.
Richmond hits on his jumper to start Seton hall off in the second half.
The Knights look to get a hot streak going as they attempt to make a comeback.
For Seton Hall, the pirates have shot 15-36 (41.7%). From down the field, they shot 7-13 (53.8%) and from the free-throw line they shot 3-6 (50%).
The Knights really struggled to shoot the ball in the first half only connecting on 8 of their 31 shots (25.8%) and only hit one shot from beyond the three point line shooting just 11.1%. FDU only attempted four free throws and shot 75%.
For the Pirates, Aiken leads with 10 points scored. Samuel has nine while Harris has seven.
Brandon Rush leads the Knights in scoring for the first half with eight points, Devon Dunn and Pier-Olivier Racine have a combined seven points with Dunn with five and Racine two.
Dunn answers with a three, Knights cut the lead back down to 20 with 0:12 left.
Cale knocks down another three, Seton Hall extends the lead 40-17.
Harris hits a three off the screen, giving Seton Hall a 20-point lead over the Knights with 1:32 to play in the half.
Bryce Aiken heads to the line for Seton Hall and hits two, Seton Hall is up 34-17
Cale hits a tough contested three to add to Seton Hall’s lead, Knights down 32-17.
Racine scores his first points of the night on a jumper as the Knights trail 29-17.
Brandon Rush checks back in with 4:02 to play in the first half.
Aiken makes the three for the Pirates and the score is 29-15 with 4:32 left in the first half.
Samuel scores on a layup, FDU is down double digits the score is 26-15.
Bryce Aiken connects a smooth jumper for Seton Hall, earning him more points.
Both teams struggled to shoot early as FDU shot 31.6% from the floor with 7:06 remaining in the first half.
Dunn makes his first jumper of the night to cut the Seton Hall lead to five.
Knights convert a couple of free throws together to make the score 13-20, with the Pirates up by five.
Lamaute ends a run for Seton Hall with a floater just inside the free throw line. The Knights trail 10-16.
Rush gets another layup to go. He leads all scorers with six points.
Square Jr. is able to convert a layup off the assist from Racine.
Rush gets a jumper to go for the Knights.
Brandon Rush scores on a layup to start the Knights at 2-0.
The starting lineup for the Knights is Joe Munden Jr., Devon Dunn, Brandon Rush, Pier-Olivier Racine and John Square Jr.
Good evening and welcome to the first game of the season for men’s basketball. The Knights will be going up against Seton Hall University in their first game. I am Sheldon Gomes, sports writer for The Equinox. Assistant sports editor Jen Malti will be joining us later in the game. Our Editor-In-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo and managing editor Amaya Morales, along with staff writers John Mineses and Kayoneil Wilson, will be producing tonight’s live blog. Our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain will be updating Twitter throughout the game.
The men’s basketball team is looking to win against Seton Hall in their first game of the season.
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