Seton Hall students weigh in on NCAA Tournament
Mar20

Seton Hall students weigh in on NCAA Tournament

Hitting its stride two weeks ago during a time that was sink or swim, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team firmly secured one of the 34 at-large tickets to the NCAA Tournament. The Pirates received a 10-seed, much to the skepticism and dismay of many. On Thursday, Seton Hall will face one of the nation’s hottest teams – the No. 7-seeded Wofford Terriers. A couple of Seton Hall students weighed in on what is at stake come Thursday...

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Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes
Mar11

Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes

Courtney McCardle has enjoyed a very decorated four-year career at Seton Hall and finished her last races for the Pirates’ swimming and diving team with her named etched in the record books. A New York State Section IX 100-breast champion and record holder coming out of high school, McCardle loved the proximity of Seton Hall to her hometown of Hurley, New York. Crediting her family for being there for all her home swim meets, she used...

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Too little, too late as Pirates’ comeback attempt falls short
Feb26

Too little, too late as Pirates’ comeback attempt falls short

The Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team reduced a 21-point deficit to five on Sunday against Villanova but ultimately could not complete the comeback, losing 73-68. After heavily controlling the first meeting between the two sides, the Pirates found themselves playing catchup for most of the game the second time around. In the first half, Seton Hall’s small ball lineup was not able to gain the edge, as Villanova continued to look...

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Seton Hall’s late rally not enough as Pirates fall to Xavier
Feb20

Seton Hall’s late rally not enough as Pirates fall to Xavier

NEWARK – The Seton Hall men’s basketball team saw its three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night as it fell to Xavier by a final score of 70-69. Seton Hall’s offense, which posted consecutive games of 80 points or more, looked sluggish coming out of the gates. The Pirates missed their first four shots and allowed Xavier to score eight straight points in the paint amid the Musketeers’ 8-2 run to start the game. Myles Cale...

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Efficient shooting from  Powell can help Pirates excel
Feb14

Efficient shooting from Powell can help Pirates excel

With Big East Conference play winding down, Seton Hall will need to find a way to leverage it’s positioning before the Big East Tournament. The one and two seeds are heavily protected by Marquette and Villanova, respectively, but the team slotted in tenth place, can theoretically finish as high as third.The Pirates’ leverage point has to come from its go-to player, Myles Powell. Without a clear second option night in and night out,...

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Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie
Feb06

Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie

During the frigid temperatures of December and early January, the Seton Hall men’s golf team was faced with the difficult task of finding where to play 18 holes under comfortable conditions. While sophomore Andres Acevedo and freshman Deven Ramachandran relished the opportunities of playing in Texas and the warm Bay Area breezes, other golfers decided to use the extended break to play as a group. Senior Gen Nagai, who won the...

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Asst. director tackles new position
Jan30

Asst. director tackles new position

Daria Peace-Allen began her first days of work at Seton Hall last week after taking over the open position of Assistant Director of Leadership and Development. Sarah Yenesel/ Photography Editor Allen will take over the position left behind by Chineze Madueke, who left last Fall.Colleen Dallavale, the Assistant Director of Leadership Development’s supervisor who led the search for the vacant position, had nothing but positive things to...

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Pirates’ dominant homecourt performance secures bounce-back win
Jan27

Pirates’ dominant homecourt performance secures bounce-back win

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated Georgetown, 76-63, on Sunday afternoon with the aid of another 20-point performance from the team’s leading scorer Shadeen Samuels. Samuels was hot from the opening tip, going 3-for-5 from beyond the arc on her way to 13 first half points. In the second half, it was more of the same as she guided the ship for the Pirates with timely steals and drawn fouls on the Hoyas. Samuels has now...

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Season-high in turnovers prove costly as Pirates fall at Providence
Jan15

Season-high in turnovers prove costly as Pirates fall at Providence

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team fell to Providence on the road, 72-63, on Tuesday night after committing a season-high 22 turnovers. The turnover total was the highest in a game for Seton Hall since 2016, and the Pirates continued to pile them up down the stretch. After a difficult and-one from Myles Powell to make the game 40-38, the Pirates coughed the ball up 10 times in the last 15 minutes of the game and caused the Friars to...

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Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech
Dec20

Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell to Georgia Tech, 84-73, on Thursday afternoon in the first of two games at the West Palm Beach Invitational. Despite the final score, however, the Pirates put together an all-around solid performance against the Yellow Jackets. Going into the fourth quarter, the Pirates trailed by only four, and they trailed the Yellow Jackets by as low as one point early in the third quarter. Offensively,...

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Powell’s second-half eruption wills Pirates’ overtime upset over Kentucky
Dec09

Powell’s second-half eruption wills Pirates’ overtime upset over Kentucky

The second half of the Citi Hoops Classic awakened a sleeping giant, as Myles Powell heroically drained a potential game-winning three, only to be followed by an absurd Kentucky half-court prayer that forced overtime in dramatic fashion. Powell erupted for 22 second-half points and unselfishly shared the ball that later found Myles Cale for the dagger shot, leading the Pirates to an 84-83 upset over No. 9 Kentucky. Students, alumni,...

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NFL must maintain higher standard of accountability
Dec05

NFL must maintain higher standard of accountability

On Nov. 29, the Kansas City Chiefs released Kareem Hunt after a video surfaced of Hunt assaulting a woman. The University of Toledo graduate took off like a rocket in his rookie campaign and continued to ooze potential in his second year, as he was on pace to reach 1,000 rushing yards once again. After a video surfaced of him hitting a woman in a Cleveland hotel in February, his chances at success plummeted to the ground. Hunt was...

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