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Seton Hall vs. Georgia Game Recap: Bulldogs Have Full-Course Meal in Athens

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The Seton Hall Pirates were blown out in their biggest non-conference matchup of the season, as they fell to the Georgia Bulldogs 65-47.

It was pretty much over from the start for Seton Hall, as Georgia seemed to be unbeatable in the first ten minutes of the game. Seton Hall was in foul trouble for the entire first half, causing Isaiah Whitehead and Angel Delgado, who have been two of the most consistent players early on to sit out for the latter portion.

Georgia took full advantage, and continued to rough up the Pirates on the inside. They were out-rebounding the Pirates by 10 at the break, and that total rose to 18 by the end of the game. Seton Hall knew it was going to be a different kind of animal when they faced Georgia for the first time ever, but with the roll the Pirates had been on, I don't think anyone saw this coming.

The one bright spot for Seton Hall was that they forced 17 turnovers in the game, while only committing 14 themselves. Another note, Desi Rodriguez managed to record eight points for the Pirates in 14 minutes.

The perimeter shooting, which had been one of the bright spots for Seton Hall all year, was held to just 15% in Athens. It doesn't help that not one player had more than eight points. The Pirates are at their best when they can spread the ball around without having to worry about making anyone do more than they are able to. They only got 21 points out of their starters, which was outscored by their bench by five.

Seton Hall falls to 9-2 on the season and wrap up nonconference play next Saturday at home against the Maine Black Bears.