Seton Hall stayed unbeaten in league play with a win at Xavier on Wednesday, while Georgetown picked up its first BIG EAST victory at home, topping St. John’s.
The Pirates moved to 3-0 in BIG EAST play for only the fifth time in league history with an 83-71 victory at Xavier. The Hall took control with a 21-5 first-half run and held off a Musketeer rally in the latter stages of the contest. Myles Powell notched 24 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Backcourt partner Quincy McKnight added 16 points, eight assists and three steals. The Pirates (11-4), who have won five in a row, are 75-7 (.