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Seton Hall-Washington recap: Pirates comeback bid falls short, losing to Washington 84-73 in OT

The Seton Hall Pirates overcame a 16-point halftime deficit, but still fell to the Washington Huskers 84-73.

Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE

The Seton Hall Pirates mounted a furious second-half come back, forcing overtime against the Washington Huskies after trailing by 16 points at halftime, but still lost 84-72 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The Pirates ran out of energy after completing the comeback, getting outscored in overtime, 13-2.

Fuquan Edwin led all scorers with 27 points, going 12-24 from the floor and 3-6 from behind the arc. Edwin also had eight rebounds, three assists and three steals. Unfortunately, Aaron Cosby was the only other Pirate to score in double digits, scoring 10 points thanks to a 5-5 effort from the charity stripe. Kyle Smyth and Patrik Auda each chipped in nine points.

The Huskies countered Seton Hall with more balanced scoring. Abdul Gaddy led Washington with 16 points and five assists, trailed by Scott Suggs' 15-point effort. Aziz N`Diaye and Desmond Simmons each scored 14 points, while C.J. Wilcox added 11.