Seniors pace Pirates in rout of Saint Peter’s
Dec12

Seniors pace Pirates in rout of Saint Peter’s

For the first time since 2001, the Seton Hall Pirates entered their annual on-campus game in the Walsh Gymnasium with an AP top-25 ranking Tuesday night. The No. 15 Pirates did not disappoint, handily beating in-state rival St. Peter’s 84-61. Seniors Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez, and Angel Delgado each scored in double-digits in what was their final on-campus game to lead the Pirates. The first half seemed almost effortless for...

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Pirates, Rodriguez lock down to stun No. 17 Louisville
Dec03

Pirates, Rodriguez lock down to stun No. 17 Louisville

In one of the most anticipated games of the Pirates’ non-conference schedule, Seton Hall knocked off No. 17 Louisville, 79-77, on Sunday afternoon. The win improves the Pirates’ record to 7-1 in the early season. After an early Pirate lead, Louisville gained its composure and was within one at the break, creating an intense second half. It did not matter, however, as the Pirates leading scorer Desi Rodriguez made a heavily...

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Pirates on Parade: Seton Hall wins fourth straight inside Walsh
Dec02

Pirates on Parade: Seton Hall wins fourth straight inside Walsh

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team gave their head coach a performance to smile about on Saturday, as they defeated St. Francis, 84-50, inside Walsh Gymnasium. “I thought our defensive intensity from the media timeout in the first quarter to the end of the third quarter was the best it’s been in a long time,” head coach Tony Bozzella said. The biggest reason for the Pirates’ defensive success was their ability to force...

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Defense a constant message from Bozzella
Nov29

Defense a constant message from Bozzella

It is no secret that this year’s Seton Hall women’s basketball team is able to score. After putting up more than 80 points just once last season, Tony Bozzella’s squad has already eclipsed that mark three times in just five games, including a 91-point outburst in the team’s opener against St. Peter’s on Nov. 10. While the offensive front for the Hall may be promising, Bozzella knows that his team will struggle if they are unable to...

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Pirates win SHU Thanksgiving Classic
Nov26

Pirates win SHU Thanksgiving Classic

Seton Hall regrouped this weekend after a heartbreaking loss last Friday night to Princeton,  winning the 2017 SHU Thanksgiving Classic after defeating Jacksonville State by a score of 73-54 on Sunday. The Pirates were led by Taylor Brown, Jaquan Jackson and Shadeen Samuels who scored a combined 55 points on the day to carry the offense. Things did not start smoothly though, as just seconds into the game, Pirates forward Donnaizha...

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Rodriguez, Delgado difference-makers in win over Indiana
Nov15

Rodriguez, Delgado difference-makers in win over Indiana

In the team’s first marquee matchup of the season, the No. 22 Seton Hall Pirates took down the Indiana Hoosiers at the Prudential Center on Nov. 15. In the 84-68 win, the Pirates were led by senior stalwarts Desi Rodriguez and Angel Delgado, who scored 23 and 19 points respectively.  From the get-go, the Pirates looked like the better team but struggled to take care of the ball.  After giving up 11 first-half turnovers, they kept a...

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Women’s basketball announces three additions to 2018-19 roster
Nov13

Women’s basketball announces three additions to 2018-19 roster

On Nov. 13, the Seton Hall women’s basketball program announced that it had secured the commitments of three recruits for the 2018-19 season. Femi Funeus and Whitney Howell, both Florida natives, signed National Letters of Intent to join the Pirates as freshmen next fall. Victoria Cardaci will also come to South Orange as a graduate transfer after finishing her degree at Clemson University. Feneus, a six-foot-one guard from...

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Pirates enter season with a lot of hype, but it’s just noise
Nov08

Pirates enter season with a lot of hype, but it’s just noise

Despite the relative success Seton Hall men’s basketball has had the past two years, the preseason expectations and excitement never stretched far beyond South Orange. This season, however, the Pirates are ranked No. 23 in the AP Preseason Poll and were picked by Big East coaches to finish second in the conference. Providence coach Ed Cooley even had the confidence to give his first-place vote to the Pirates, affirming their place as...

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Flory and Reynolds: ‘Walking’ the road less traveled
Nov08

Flory and Reynolds: ‘Walking’ the road less traveled

For most college basketball walk-ons, practice is the extent of court time that they will see. If a walk-on is lucky, he might earn a few consolation minutes throughout the course of the season. The role can be thankless with little playing time to show for the work in practice, but a walk-on’s impact to the team is one that can take many different shapes. This year, that is the case for Seton Hall with two freshmen walk-on guards in...

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Women’s basketball tops Jefferson in exhibition tilt
Nov04

Women’s basketball tops Jefferson in exhibition tilt

In what was the team’s final tune-up of the preseason, Seton Hall women’s basketball defeated the Jefferson Rams 89-61 at home Saturday afternoon in Walsh Gym. The Pirates were led by impact transfers Donnaizha Fountain and Taylor Brown, who scored 22 and 16 points respectively. The two transfers also dominated the glass for the Pirates, with Fountain grabbing a team-high 10 rebounds. Brown made her mark on the glass with...

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ESPN further hurts itself with Barstool cancellation
Nov01

ESPN further hurts itself with Barstool cancellation

ESPN made headlines again on Oct. 23 by canceling “Barstool Van Talk,” a new show that had only aired for one episode. The move stirred controversy, as several ESPN employees were reportedly unhappy with the partnership despite the excitement it had brought. The show, hosted by Barstool employees Dan “Big Cat” Katz and PFTcommenter, was meant as a means to get new, creative content onto ESPN. Because of the nature of the show and the...

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Swim and dive steps up for Autism Speaks
Oct25

Swim and dive steps up for Autism Speaks

The Seton Hall swimming and diving teams showed their support for Autism awareness on Oct. 15, as 20 members stepped up and took part in the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event at Nomahegan Park in Cranston, N.J. What started as an effort by a small number of teammates last year blossomed into an involvement which encompassed a large portion of the team. The increase in numbers helped the Pirate swimmers and divers double their amount of...

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