With the groundwork laid, Seton Hall primed for even greater success in 2020
Mar22

With the groundwork laid, Seton Hall primed for even greater success in 2020

Myles Powell and Quincy McKnight walked off the court with a towel draped over their heads. Jared Rhoden followed suit with his hands on his head in a state of disbelief, while Sandro Mamukelashvili draped his arm around Director of Basketball Operations Kyle Smyth. There’s nothing quite like an NCAA Tournament loss. All season long, players and coaches work countless hours to perfect their craft, build a worthy resume and win enough...

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Pirates can’t overcome slow start, bow out of NCAA Tournament with loss to Wofford
Mar21

Pirates can’t overcome slow start, bow out of NCAA Tournament with loss to Wofford

Fresh off a trip to the Big East Championship game, Seton Hall traveled down to Jacksonville for the NCAA Tournament with its eyes on making a similar kind of run. No. 7 seed Wofford came to town with designs on a tournament run of its own, though, and knocked off the Pirates by a final score of 84-68 to send The Hall home early. “That’s one heck of a basketball team we played,” coach Kevin Willard said. “When...

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Preview: Wofford will give battle-tested Seton Hall a run for its money
Mar20

Preview: Wofford will give battle-tested Seton Hall a run for its money

It’s rare that a school with a student population of 1,692 turns into a basketball power, but that is exactly what Wofford managed to accomplish in 2019. Winners of 20 straight games and the No. 20 team in the AP Top 25, Wofford has emerged as one of college basketball’s best teams. Behind the play of Fletcher McGee and an assortment of sharpshooting guards and wings, the Terriers secured the No. 7 seed in the Midwest Region of the...

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McKnight to take on prominent role in first NCAA Tournament appearance
Mar20

McKnight to take on prominent role in first NCAA Tournament appearance

Two years ago, Quincy McKnight made the decision to venture out of his home state for the first time in his basketball career. Leaving a school where he was the undisputed star of the team to take a step up in competition was a risk, but a necessary one for McKnight to get a chance at opportunities like the one he will have when Seton Hall takes the floor on Thursday night. The 2018-19 season has been one of firsts for McKnight. After...

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Despite end result, Seton Hall’s Big East Tournament run a noteworthy achievement
Mar17

Despite end result, Seton Hall’s Big East Tournament run a noteworthy achievement

This year’s Seton Hall team was never supposed to sniff Big East Championship Saturday at Madison Square Garden. After losing four seniors and three 1,000-point scorers, the Pirates were better suited as a bottom-third team in the conference with designs on an NIT appearance. At best, this team could maybe avoid the dreaded first day of the Big East Tournament and maybe scrap for a win against another middle of the pack team. At least...

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Seton Hall advances to Big East Tournament semifinals with win over Georgetown
Mar15

Seton Hall advances to Big East Tournament semifinals with win over Georgetown

Coming off a week in which it knocked off two ranked conference foes and secured a spot in the NCAA Tournament, Seton Hall picked up where it left off against Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament and downed the Hoyas by a final score of 73-57 behind a dominant performance from Myles Powell. Powell spearheaded a first half performance that saw Seton Hall leading 53-28 at the break with a Big East record 29 points in...

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Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova
Mar09

Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova

Goodbye bubble, hello NCAA Tournament. Entering the week, Seton Hall’s season was on life support. Following a crushing double-overtime loss to Georgetown, the Pirates needed to pull a rabbit out of their hat and defeat both No. 16 Marquette and No. 23 Villanova in the final week of Big East play to flip the script and improve their chances at a fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. In front of a sold-out Prudential Center...

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Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond
Feb28

Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond

Making the jump from high school to college baseball is no easy task. With a grueling practice and workout schedule, the always tricky balance between academics and athletics, and travel that no youth level experience can emulate, many freshmen struggle right off the bat. For a handful of Seton Hall’s newcomers, that has not been the case. With 13 freshmen on the roster and a handful of spots up for grabs, coach Rob Sheppard has not...

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With crucial weekend approaching, it’s now or never for Seton Hall
Feb28

With crucial weekend approaching, it’s now or never for Seton Hall

Seton Hall has three games left on its regular season schedule, but the final two will not mean much should the Pirates falter on the road against Georgetown this weekend. After losing to St. John’s in what initially seemed like a meltdown of epic proportion before a late surge made it a game at the end, Seton Hall’s back will be up against the wall in Washington D.C. on Saturday evening. If the Pirates come out on the wrong end...

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Men’s Soccer adds new assistant coach
Feb28

Men’s Soccer adds new assistant coach

After only one season at the helm of the Seton Hall men’s soccer program, coach Andreas Lindberg has decided to shake up his original coaching staff. In doing so, Lindberg returned to the Division II ranks to bring a new assistant to South Orange. On Feb. 25, Seton Hall and Lindberg announced the addition of former Barry University assistant Ali Simmons to the coaching staff for the 2019 season. At Barry, Simmons was a member of the...

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Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament hopes continue to slip away in loss to St. John’s
Feb23

Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament hopes continue to slip away in loss to St. John’s

Kiera Alexander / Asst. Photography Editor A little less than a week ago, Seton Hall was in a good spot to make its fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. With a Quadrant 1 road win over Creighton in their back pocket coupled with an impressive non-conference resume, the Pirates were in prime position to go from on the bubble to safely in the field of 64. Since then, the tide has turned and Seton Hall will now have to fight...

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Seton Hall looking to get over the hump after falling short in 2018
Feb14

Seton Hall looking to get over the hump after falling short in 2018

Last season, Seton Hall found itself one win away from winning a Big East title for the first time since 2011.The Pirates fell just short of accomplishing that feat, but the groundwork for the 2019 season was laid in a season-ending loss to St. John’s in the Big East Championship game. Expectations surrounding the program are at an all-time high and rightfully so, as Seton Hall has the foundation in place to not only win the...

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