The Seton Hall Pirates lost their second straight game in Big East play on Wednesday night. The visiting Notre Dame Fighting Irish beat the Pirates by a final score of 55-42. The loss carries implications for the Pirates in the conference standings, taking away their chance to crawl into a third-place tie.
Senior forward Herb Pope, the Pirates' leading scorer, was held to just five points for the game. He did manage to add seven rebounds in the defensive affair. Jordan Theodore led the team with 11 points. Fuquan Edwin had a team-high 12 rebounds.
The Pirates are now 3-2 in their last five games. Tonight's loss makes it three losses in a row. For the season, Seton Hall now has a 15-4 record. They are 4-4 in the Big East. Their next game is Saturday at home against the Louisville Cardinals.
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