NEW YORK (AP) Jared Rhoden posted 17 points as Seton Hall slipped past Georgetown 57-53 in Big East Conference tournament first-round action on Wednesday night.

Myles Cale had 14 points for the sixth-seeded Pirates (21-9). Alexis Yetna added 11 rebounds, while Ike Obiagu blocked seven shots.

Aminu Mohammed had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the 11th-seeded Hoyas (6-25). Donald Carey and Collin Holloway both scored 11.

Seton Hall advances to play No. 3 seed Connecticut in Thursday's quarterfinals.

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