Sean Hoehn Scores 1,000th Career-Point in Men's Basketball's 90-76 loss at Seton Hall

Sean Hoehn Scores 1,000th Career-Point in Men's Basketball's 90-76 loss at Seton Hall

NEWARK, N.J. - Sean Hoehn became the 42nd player in program-history to score 1,000 career points, but it was not enough as the Sacred Heart University Pioneers fell to Seton Hall, 92-76, on the road Wednesday evening at the Prudential Center. The loss dropped the Pioneers to 4-7 on the year, while the Pirates improves to 8-3.

The Pioneers had five players score in double-figures with Aaron Clarke and Hoehn leading the way with 17 points apiece. E.J. Anosike added 13 points and 12 rebounds for his second double-double of the season in a losing effort.

SCORE  

Seton Hall 90 / SHU 76

RECORDS

SHU (4-7) (0-0 NEC) | Seton Hall (8-3) (0-0 BIG East)

LOCATION

Prudential Center / Newark, N.J.

PIONEERS STATISTICAL LEADERS

  • Points: Hoehn 17, Clarke 17, Anosike 13, Parker 12, Spellman 10

  • Rebounds: Anosike 12, Spellman 7, Hoehn 6

  • Assists: Parker 6, Hoehn 3

  • Steals: Five tied with one

  • Blocks: Spellman 2, Hoehn 2

FIRST HALF

  • The Pirates used the opening 7:15 of the contest to jump to a 20-6 lead

  • The Pioneers stopped the run after Jare'l Spellman was fouled on a made layup and made the free-throw attempt

  • Spellman's three-point play sparked a 14-9 run for the Pioneers, cutting the deficit to 29-20 with 7:26 remaining in the half

  • However, the Pirates outscored the Pioneers 25-17 to close the half with a 54-37 lead

SECOND HALF

  • The Pioneers opened the half with a 7-3 run to cut the deficit to 57-44 with 17:39 remaining in the half

  • The Pirates responded with a swift 9-0 run to push its lead to 66-44 with 14:13 remaining

  • Sean Hoehn halted the run by scoring on a layup through contact. Hoehn went to the line and made the free-throw to secure the 1,000th point of his collegiate career

  • SHU was unable to overcome the deficit and fell 90-76

NOTES

  • Sean Hoehn led the way with 17 points and a career-high two blocks

  • Hoehn has scored in double-figures in 10 of the Pioneers' 11 games

  • With his made free-throw with 13:56 remaining in the second-half, Sean Hoehn became the 42nd player in program-history to score 1,000 career points

  • E.J. Anosike contributed 13 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double in the loss

  • The double-double was the second of the season for Anosike and the fourth of his career

  • Aaron Clarke added 17 points in the loss

  • Clarke's 17-point outing makes it his first game in double-figures since he scored 11 points against Hartford on Nov. 27

  • Jare'l Spellman contributed 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in a losing effort

  • Spellman has recorded double-figure point outings in four of the Pioneers' last five contests

  • Spellman has recorded multiple blocks in 10 of the Pioneers' 11 contests

UPCOMING GAME

Sacred Heart will be back in action on Saturday, Dec. 22, when the Pioneers travel to take on St. John's at 8:00 p.m.