Analysis: Seton Hall’s season opener a tale of two halves defensively
Nov06

Analysis: Seton Hall’s season opener a tale of two halves defensively

Early season tune-ups like the one Seton Hall had against Wagner on Tuesday night are paramount when it comes to working out kinks before the level of competition heats up. In past years, the Pirates have used non-conference cupcake matchups to perfect their offensive sets and make their operation a seamless one. With ball dominant guards like Isaiah Whitehead, Khadeen Carrington and Myles Powell, focusing on ensuring the offense...

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Willard suspended
Oct31

Willard suspended

The Seton Hall Men’s Basketball Head Coach has been hit with a two-game suspension amid transfer tampering probe When Seton Hall begins its most anticipated basketball season in decades next Tuesday, coach Kevin Willard will not be on the sideline. Willard was hit with a two-game, University-imposed suspension in response to an NCAA investigation into Seton Hall and allegations of transfer tampering. Willard served the first game of...

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Rasheem Dunn debacle the latest example of the NCAA’s incompetence
Oct30

Rasheem Dunn debacle the latest example of the NCAA’s incompetence

The NCAA took a major step in the right direction on Tuesday when it cleared the way for student-athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness, but the organization still has a lot of work to do if it truly wants to be for the athlete. Case and point; the Rasheem Dunn debacle. Lightly recruited coming out of high school, Dunn took his talents to St. Francis-Brooklyn and became a star for the Terriers, averaging 15 points per...

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4 takeaways from Seton Hall’s exhibition win over Bloomfield
Oct25

4 takeaways from Seton Hall’s exhibition win over Bloomfield

It’s officially basketball season. Seton Hall was back in action in the historic Walsh Gymnasium on Friday night with its first exhibition tilt of the season against Bloomfield. The Pirates cruised to an 81-52 victory over the Bears, but the end result is never paramount in the preseason. Friday night’s action provided coach Kevin Willard and his staff to get a look at some of his younger players, newcomers and different...

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Seton Hall no longer has underdog status to fall back on
Oct23

Seton Hall no longer has underdog status to fall back on

It took nearly a decade, but Kevin Willard finally has the Seton Hall men’s basketball program where he wants it after taking over as coach in 2010. Tasked with rebuilding a program in shambles, the first couple years of the Willard era featured the occasional positive sprinkled in with mostly negatives. Willard took the Pirates to the NIT in his second year, but three consecutive dismal seasons followed. At the end of the 2014-15...

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Examining Seton Hall’s time in the Top 25 under Kevin Willard
Oct23

Examining Seton Hall’s time in the Top 25 under Kevin Willard

Kevin Willard and the Seton Hall Pirates are no stranger to the AP Top 25 poll. Including Seton Hall’s No. 12 preseason ranking this season, Willard has led his team to a spot in Top 25 for at least one week in five of his 10 seasons at the helm. Only once have the Pirates finished the regular season ranked, coming in at No. 20 in the final AP Poll of the 2015-16 season. With the highest preseason ranking since the 2000-01 season...

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I’m learning to care about politics, and you should too
Oct23

I’m learning to care about politics, and you should too

I grew up in a household where my father would come home from work, turn on the television and flip back and forth between FOX News and CNN until he decided it was time to call it a night and go to sleep. Photo via Flickr Sometimes, if I had nothing better to do, I would sit down and watch the likes of Bill O’Reilly and Meghan Kelly with my father. As I watched them discuss topics well beyond my comprehension, one question constantly...

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Seton Hall firmly in the mix for Earl Timberlake as his recruitment winds down
Oct09

Seton Hall firmly in the mix for Earl Timberlake as his recruitment winds down

Earl Timberlake is the kind of recruit that has typically eluded Seton Hall for years. A five-star forward who plays for Maryland prep powerhouse DeMatha Catholic and Team Durant on the Nike EYBL circuit, Timberlake’s offer list is filled with blue blood programs. From North Carolina to Florida and Louisville, Timberlake has been recruited by some of the country’s top programs. Instead of falling victim to the allure of big-name...

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Men’s soccer thriving at home under Lindberg’s leadership
Oct09

Men’s soccer thriving at home under Lindberg’s leadership

Owen T. Carroll Field has been friendly to the Seton Hall men’s soccer team since Andreas Lindberg took over in 2018. Under Lindberg’s leadership, the Pirates have consistently defended their home pitch – something that was lacking before Lindberg arrived from LIU Post. From 2016-17 under coach Gerson Echeverry, Seton Hall went 7-7-3 playing in South Orange. With Lindberg calling the shots, that record has flipped in the Pirates’...

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Seton Hall adds video games to list of Intramural sports
Oct02

Seton Hall adds video games to list of Intramural sports

Seton Hall is bringing intramurals from the turf of Owen T. Carroll Field and the hardwood of the Richie Regan Recreation & Athletics Center to the video screens. For the first time in school history, Seton Hall is offering video game intramurals. Beginning with Madden NFL 20 in the fall, Seton Hall is tying in eSports to its full slate of intramural sports which includes flag football, floor hockey, volleyball, basketball, soccer...

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Four burning questions surrounding Seton Hall as practice begins
Sep25

Four burning questions surrounding Seton Hall as practice begins

The beginning of the most anticipated Seton Hall men’s basketball season since the 1990’s is almost here. The Pirates began their quest for a Big East title and deep run in the NCAA Tournament with their first practice of the season this week. With four starters and a handful of key reserves returning, Seton Hall has the makings of a team that can make some serious noise in 2019-20. However, plenty of kinks need to be worked out and...

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Ka-Deidre Simmons joins Women’s Basketball coaching staff
Sep18

Ka-Deidre Simmons joins Women’s Basketball coaching staff

One of the greatest players to ever suit up for the Seton Hall women’s basketball program is returning home. On Sept. 18, it was announced that former Pirate standout Ka-Deidre Simmons is joining Tony Bozzella’s coaching staff for the upcoming season. Simmons will serve as a Coordinator of Basketball Operations in her first ever coaching gig. “We’re thrilled to have Didi back with our team,” Bozzella said in a statement. “In addition...

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