Powell leads the way as Seton Hall downs Rutgers in Garden State Hardwood Classic
Dec15

Powell leads the way as Seton Hall downs Rutgers in Garden State Hardwood Classic

Seton Hall reclaimed its bragging rights and avenged its defeat from last season by defeating the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 72-66, on Saturday afternoon in the annual Garden State Hardwood Classic. Myles Powell had a signature performance, finishing with 28 points and ultimately winning the Joe Calabrese Most Valuable Player Award. Powell’s biggest bucket of the afternoon came late in the second half, as Rutgers cut the Seton Hall lead...

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Inconsistency plagues volleyball in 2018
Dec06

Inconsistency plagues volleyball in 2018

Although sweeping DePaul, 3-0, in its final match of the season on Nov. 17, the Seton Hall volleyball team ended the year on a disappointing note. In a season filled with promise and high expectations, Allison Yaeger’s squad failed to qualify for the Big East Championship. The Pirates finished with a 10-20 record overall, including a measly 5-12 in conference play and 2-9 away from their home court. The team’s greatest downfall came...

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NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end
Dec05

NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end

On Tuesday, the NHL officially announced plans to expand the league to Seattle for the 2021-22 season. The unnamed Washington State team will become the 32nd team, matching the NFL for the most in North America for a professional sports team. Although expanding to the pacific northwest is good for the league and it will create an instant rivalry with the Vancouver Canucks, commissioner Gary Bettman and his Board of Governors need to...

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Pirates gear up for season with annual challenge
Nov28

Pirates gear up for season with annual challenge

For the past seven years, the Seton Hall baseball team has competed in the “Pirate Pride Challenge.” It is a series of activities, both through the mind and body, that help the team members grow as players and as men prior to the spring season. To encourage competition, the team is divided and pitted against one another in a series of challenges. The groups are as evenly distributed as possible, as the staff ensures that players with...

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Nzei, McKnight lead Seton Hall to Wooden Legacy Championship
Nov26

Nzei, McKnight lead Seton Hall to Wooden Legacy Championship

The Seton Hall Pirates came out on top in a back-and-forth affair over Miami on Sunday evening to clinch the Wooden Legacy Championship. Despite going 1-for-9 on field goals in the waning minutes, the Pirates were able to pull out the victory on the back of timely defensive rebounds and misses by the Hurricanes. Throughout the night, Quincy McKnight and Michael Nzei led the way for Seton Hall. Nzei led all scorers with 21 points,...

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Pirates using offensive stability to find early success
Nov14

Pirates using offensive stability to find early success

As the Seton Hall women’s basketball team hits the meat of its non-conference schedule, there are plenty of things to be pleased with regarding the team’s play. Head coach Anthony Bozzella has led his Pirates to a 4-0 start for the first time in four years. This year has been different for Seton Hall, as the team has found success in a variety of ways compared to years past. This season’s squad has been dominant offensively and has...

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Pirates take sobering lesson in loss to Nebraska
Nov14

Pirates take sobering lesson in loss to Nebraska

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team miraculously stayed close for most of its game against Nebraska on Nov. 14 but ultimately fell, 80-57. The Pirates once again relied on Myles Powell’s offensive prowess to drive the team. Powell came away with 15 of the team’s 27 first half points despite not hitting a single three-pointer. The team as a whole went 0-for-6 from three in the first half, exemplifying the inconsistency that plagued...

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Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate
Nov07

Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate

Although his family’s roots are fimly planted at Penn State, Jared Rhoden decided to commit to Seton Hall and wear Pirate blue instead. The freshman from Baldwin, N.Y. was a three-star recruit in high school. Rhoden plays forward, which is a crucial get for a Seton Hall squad that lost Khadeen Carrington, Eron Gordon, Desi Rodriguez, and Jordan Walker among others, on the wing. “I feel like that I just have to play my role,” Rhoden...

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Fresh faces and a new offense will benefit Seton Hall
Nov07

Fresh faces and a new offense will benefit Seton Hall

The word of the summer for Seton Hall basketball was transition. The team qualified for its third straight NCAA Tournament last season, led by the likes of Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado and Desi Rodriguez. Since then, however, those three, Ismael Sanogo and several other pieces have either graduated or transferred elsewhere. Rightfully, the team has seen scrutiny over the past few seasons. Despite finding success in 2017-18, the...

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Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner
Nov06

Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team started its season in convincing fashion on Nov. 6 in Walsh Gymnasium, defeating Wagner by a final score of 89-49. The lowest amount of points Seton Hall gave up last year, 53 against NJIT on Nov. 18., was four points lower than what was given up on the night. Kevin Willard started Myles Cale, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Quincy McKnight, Michael Nzei and Myles Powell, electing to leave Taurean Thompson...

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Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success
Nov01

Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success

The Seton Hall women’s golf team wrapped up its fall season on Oct. 21 and overall had a short, but successful run. The team competed in four invitationals over the course of one month at Penn State, Princeton, Yale and the University of Delaware. At each meet, the team finished within the upper-50 percent of all competitors. The highest finish was at Delaware, where it took first place out of 13 competitors. The lowest was sixth out...

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Stainton resigns to pursue other opportunities
Oct29

Stainton resigns to pursue other opportunities

Seton Hall women’s soccer coach Rick Stainton is leaving Seton Hall, Vice President and Director of Athletics Patrick Lyons said on Monday morning. Stainton’s departure comes after seven years with the program. Following his time as an assistant coach in 2011 and 2012, Stainton was named head coach in 2013. The season between ending his assistant coach career and beginning his head coach career at Seton Hall was spent as head coach at...

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