Phil Jackson, please resign
Feb15

Phil Jackson, please resign

The New York Knicks have been the laughing stock of the National Basketball Association for years now. The last respectable season was the 2012-13 campaign when the team lost in six games to the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Although not a magical ending, Knick fans would love to go back to that season where they went 26 games over .500 and grabbed the third seed in the East. Since then, they have a 108-192...

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Pirate’s path to March requires better shooting
Feb08

Pirate’s path to March requires better shooting

As Seton Hall men’s basketball enters the most vital part of its schedule, the team needs to play the best basketball it has in order to put itself in position for the NCAA Tournament. Last year the Pirates finished the regular season with 22 wins. For Seton Hall to do the same this season, it would have to win all of its games the rest of the way. However, with weaker small conference teams than previous seasons and the Big East...

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Seton Hall cross country running shoe drive to Ghana
Jan25

Seton Hall cross country running shoe drive to Ghana

The men’s cross country team is asking the Seton Hall University community to help stimulate the economy, help the environment and provide income for residents of Ghana in need, simply by donating of shoes. The team has paired with the MORE Foundation in these efforts, as the donation of shoes will be sold for a low price in countries of poverty to help the financial fluency of the region. From there, the profits will pay for...

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Despite Rodriguez’s career-high, Pirates can’t finish in overtime loss to Marquette
Jan11

Despite Rodriguez’s career-high, Pirates can’t finish in overtime loss to Marquette

Seton Hall (12-4; 2-2) fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles (11-5; 2-2) Wednesday evening in an overtime loss, 86-89. From the start, the Pirates were slow offensively, as was Marquette, with the score 4-2 at the under-16 timeout. Out of the timeout, Marquette took off to eventually lead 22-8, which included a 15-0 run by the Golden Eagles. Right after, however, Seton Hall fired back with a 15-0 run of its own and made it a 27-25 game...

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Pirates fall to Xavier in second straight Big East matchup
Jan04

Pirates fall to Xavier in second straight Big East matchup

Seton Hall women’s basketball (8-5, 1-1) fell 72-64 to the Xavier Musketeers (9-5, 1-2) on the second half of its two-game conference road trip Wednesday evening. From the beginning, Xavier came out firing offensively. Three of its first four baskets were three-pointers, forcing Seton Hall to call a timeout down 11-7. From there, the Musketeers kept pouring it on, scoring nine straight out of the timeout, making it 20-7 in favor of...

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Seton Hall holds on over Cal to go 2-0 in Pearl Harbor Invitational
Dec07

Seton Hall holds on over Cal to go 2-0 in Pearl Harbor Invitational

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team (6-2) beat the California Golden Bears (7-1), 60-57, on Wednesday night to conclude each team’s Pearl Harbor Invitational trip. From the very beginning, it was a back-and-forth affair, as the teams had six ties and five lead changes in the first half alone. This trend continued for the duration of the game. The two teams got off to a hot start shooting. Seton Hall and Cal were shooting...

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Women’s basketball wins tight battle over Boston College
Nov17

Women’s basketball wins tight battle over Boston College

Seton Hall women’s basketball beat Boston College, 71-66, in a back-and-forth Big East, ACC match-up Thursday evening. The game began with a new lineup, starting Kaela Hilaire at point guard for the Pirates, and she did not disappoint. Right from the start, Hilaire took over as floor general and used her vision and athleticism to both score and dish out some points. Both teams came out scoring right away, making for a first quarter...

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Campus cable upgrade a downgrade for local sports fans
Nov16

Campus cable upgrade a downgrade for local sports fans

This fall, Seton Hall upgraded its campus cable package, adding channels while also switching over to higher quality transmission for digital programming. However, this update did not include local sports channels MSG, SNY and YES, which feature a portion of SHU basketball games. The cable provider of Seton Hall is CampusTelevideo, a subsidiary of Apogee Telecom Inc. The final channel selection is reviewed by Seton Hall Housing and...

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Walk-ons fueled by desire to be at Seton Hall
Nov09

Walk-ons fueled by desire to be at Seton Hall

Ali Fitzgerald Chanel Jemmott Manny Anderson. Photos via SHU Pirates At the collegiate level of sports, students come from all different backgrounds and paths to lead them to the college they attend. This is especially true for walk-ons. As a Division I athletic program, the requisite of talent is high at Seton Hall. And as a school that is known for its basketball programs, the demand is even higher. Both the women’s and men’s...

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Men’s soccer underclassmen pull through to beat Xavier on senior night
Oct30

Men’s soccer underclassmen pull through to beat Xavier on senior night

It came down to the final minutes on senior night in South Orange as Seton Hall men’s soccer (4-10-2, 2-5-1) beat Xavier (8-6-3, 4-3-1) in their home finale. The first half was a deadlock, leading to a 0-0 tie. Seton Hall had chances in the second and 16th minutes, but were unable to convert. The second half was a different story, as both teams scored within 50 seconds of each other less than 10 minutes into the half. It was...

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Pirates’ soccer building from the ground up
Oct27

Pirates’ soccer building from the ground up

  Seton Hall men’s and women’s soccer have struggled recently. Specifically, in the past five seasons, neither team has had a winning campaign. Those five seasons have left the two teams with a combined 13-52-6 record in Big East Conference games. Last year, the men’s team was unable to win a game and the women’s team only picked up two. Thus far the two programs have picked up the pace, but there needs to be more improvement to...

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Seton Hall swim team is Hall in for the Big East title
Oct19

Seton Hall swim team is Hall in for the Big East title

The Seton Hall men’s swimming team added to its rich recent history with a win over Xavier Friday, Oct. 14. The Musketeers had won the past three Big East Championships. The Pirates don’t plan to stop there however, for they have their eyes set on a much bigger prize. Seton Hall finished last year 8-3 overall with only one senior on the roster. With much of that team back for the 2016-2017 season, they added seven new freshmen, four...

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