Rodriguez, Whitehead come up big in waning minutes; Seton Hall beats George Washington 58-54

Desi Rodriguez scored all four of his points in the final 1:52 and Isaiah Whitehead drew a charge with just .7 left to help Seton Hall clinch a 58-54 victory over George Washington on Saturday at the Prudential Center.

Whitehead drew the charge on Kethan Savage, who scored 19 points, to preserve a 56-54 lead before Sterling Gibbs sank two free throws with .3 left to clinch it.

Whitehead's 3-pointer staked Seton Hall (5-0) to a 48-45 lead before Yuta Watanabe of Japan made 3-pointer, as the shot clock was about to expire, to tie it with 4:57 to go.

Angel Delgado's basket inside regained the lead for the Pirates, 50-48.

George Washington (3-2) opened the second half with a 10-3 run to grab a five-point lead.

Seton Hall got its first field goal of the second half on Delgado's basket with 13:59 to go, cutting its deficit to 33-30.