Angel Delgado not expected to return to Seton Hall for 2017-18 season
May10

Angel Delgado not expected to return to Seton Hall for 2017-18 season

Seton Hall big man Angel Delgado is expected to sign with an agent and remain in the NBA draft, Adam Zagoria reports. This would mark the end of Delgado’s tenure with Seton Hall. Seton Hall does not expect Angel Delgado to return for his senior season, team source says. Not projected to be drafted per @DraftExpress — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) May 11, 2017 The news comes after Delgado announced he was entering the draft...

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New games, recruit on board for men’s basketball next season
Apr26

New games, recruit on board for men’s basketball next season

Over a month into its offseason, Seton Hall men’s basketball announced recent progress in regards to next season’s schedule and roster. From team honors to a new big man, here’s an update on what the Pirates have been up to. Non-conference schedule Seton Hall will travel to Kentucky to take on Louisville as part of next season’s non-conference schedule, according to Jerry Carino of the Asbury Park Press. The matchup pits Kevin Willard...

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Angel Delgado named 2017 Haggerty Award winner
Apr26

Angel Delgado named 2017 Haggerty Award winner

The Met Writers Basketball Association announced Wednesday that Seton Hall big man Angel Delgado is the 2017 All-Met Division I Haggerty Award recipient for Player of the Year. The Haggerty Award is given yearly by the MWBA to the New York area’s top men’s Division I basketball player. Delgado is the 12th Seton Hall player to receive the honor. Former SHU guard Isaiah Whitehead was the 2016 recipient of the award. In his...

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NCAA transfer rule should be consistent with players and coaches
Apr19

NCAA transfer rule should be consistent with players and coaches

It’s transfer season in NCAA basketball, and players and coaches alike are moving to new colleges trying to find a home for their talents. While coaches can move to a new school immediately, players who choose to transfer find themselves in a one-year gap where they cannot play for their new schools, due to NCAA transfer rules. The only exception to this rule is if a graduate student transfers, then he/she is immediately eligible. A...

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Pirate Blue to visit Isaiah Whitehead,  Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center
Mar29

Pirate Blue to visit Isaiah Whitehead, Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center

Seton Hall Athletics’ Pirate Blue Athletic Fund is hosting an event to watch former Pirate Isaiah Whitehead and the Brooklyn Nets take on the Orlando Magic on April 1 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Pirate Blue is selling tickets for Pirate Blue night, with the first 100 tickets sold including a chance to meet Whitehead following the game. According to the website to order tickets, it is sold out. “Isaiah is a favorite among...

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Much of Seton Hall’s offseason up in the air
Mar22

Much of Seton Hall’s offseason up in the air

The attention of Seton Hall basketball now shifts to the team’s future, as its season ended March 17 in a 77-71 loss to Arkansas in the NCAA Tournament. With a gaping hole in the starting lineup and the possibility of a starter or two leaving, here are four things that Seton Hall fans should keep an eye on this offseason. NBA Hopefuls After three years at Seton Hall, putting up 27 double-doubles and leading the country in rebounds...

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Collapse, controversial call boots Seton Hall from NCAA Tournament
Mar17

Collapse, controversial call boots Seton Hall from NCAA Tournament

Another Seton Hall game was defined in the final minute Friday, but this one was the Pirates’ last game of the season. The game result was a 77-71 Seton Hall loss to Arkansas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C. Building as large as an eight-point lead with 9:29 left in the game, Seton Hall was the victim of turnovers and foul calls down the stretch. A flagrant foul on Desi...

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Q&A: The Arkansas Traveler previews Seton Hall vs. Arkansas
Mar15

Q&A: The Arkansas Traveler previews Seton Hall vs. Arkansas

With Seton Hall quickly approaching its NCAA Tournament game against Arkansas, The Setonian reached out to The Arkansas Traveler’s sports editor, Matt Vigoda, to get his view on the game.

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SHU’s Delgado ready for Big Dance date with Arkansas’ Kingsley
Mar15

SHU’s Delgado ready for Big Dance date with Arkansas’ Kingsley

With Seton Hall set to open the NCAA Tournament on Friday, Angel Delgado’s first test will be 6-foot, 10-inch, 230-pound Razorbacks senior Moses Kingsley.

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Seton Hall mentally preparing for NCAA Tourney after last year’s early exit
Mar14

Seton Hall mentally preparing for NCAA Tourney after last year’s early exit

An exit from the 2017 Big East Tournament may turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Seton Hall. Last year, after the Pirates won the Big East Championship, March officially became madness. The team went from holding up the Big East trophy to hosting a Selection Sunday party to being on a plane to Denver, Co. in roughly 48 hours. It was a thrill, but not one that benefited Seton Hall once it was time to dance. In addition to a...

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Willard, players react to second straight NCAA Tournament bid
Mar12

Willard, players react to second straight NCAA Tournament bid

Instead of watching the NCAA Selection Show in Walsh Gym with fans as Seton Hall men’s basketball did last season, the players decided to gather in a more quaint setting of coach Kevin Willard’s home. “I think last year was more to celebrate the Big East Championship,” Willard said. “I think this year, the way the year kind of played out, as much of a grind as it was to get to where we got, I think these...

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Seton Hall going dancing, to face Arkansas as No. 9 seed in South Carolina
Mar12

Seton Hall going dancing, to face Arkansas as No. 9 seed in South Carolina

Seton Hall is going to the NCAA Tournament. The Pirates will play the No. 8-seed Arkansas Razorbacks in Greenville, S.C. on Friday, March 17 as a No. 9 seed. This puts the team in the South Region of the NCAA bracket. After exiting the Big East Tournament Friday in a 55-53 loss to Villanova in the semifinals, the Pirates currently hold a 21-11 record. Arkansas holds a 25-9 record on the season after losing to the Kentucky Wildcats in...

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