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Cole's 17 points lift Pitt past Seton Hall

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chelsea Cole scored 17 points to lead No. 15 Pittsburgh to a 64-44 win over Seton Hall on Wednesday night.

Taneisha Harrison added 13 points and five rebounds for Pitt (18-4, 8-1 Big East). Shavonte Zellous and Xenia Stewart each added 10 points. Sophronia Sallard had 10 rebounds.

The Panthers won without their starting center Marcedes Walker, who was out with an ankle sprain. Cole started in Walker's place.

Ebonie Williams scored 13 points for Seton Hall (13-8, 3-6). Letitia Curry and Nicole Emery added eight points each. Amber Harris had six points and seven rebounds.

Cole scored early for Pittsburgh before Seton Hall quickly took the lead and held it until Stewart hit a 3-pointer at the 6:46 mark, making it 19-17. Pittsburgh led 31-28 at halftime.

The Panthers built a double-digit lead early in the second half and did not trail again.