Seton Hall wins overtime battle with St. John’s
Feb24

Seton Hall wins overtime battle with St. John’s

New York, N.Y. – In one of the most tightly contested games of the season, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team edged the St. John’s Red Storm on Saturday afternoon inside Madison Square Garden, 81-74, in overtime. Khadeen Carrington ran down the court and finished the contest off with a dunk with five seconds remaining in the extra period. A sight not normally seen from the 6-foot, 4-inch guard, it was a fittingly unusual way to end...

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Pirates’ costly turnovers prove detrimental as Marquette cruises to victory
Feb24

Pirates’ costly turnovers prove detrimental as Marquette cruises to victory

South Orange, N.J. – The Seton Hall women’s basketball team was defeated Friday evening, as it fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles by a score of 81-54. The loss marks the Hall’s fourth consecutive defeat and drops them down to seventh in the Big East Conference standings. In a game that the Pirates needed to win for seeding purposes in the Big East Tournament, Seton Hall was no match for Marquette. Four Golden Eagles players scored in...

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Isaiah Whitehead named in FBI’s NCAA probe
Feb23

Isaiah Whitehead named in FBI’s NCAA probe

According to a new Yahoo Sports report released on Feb. 23, former Seton Hall star Isaiah Whitehead received $26,136 from his former agency ASM Sports gave during this freshman year in 2014-15.  The document was labeled “Loan to Players,” while another document said ASM was “setting up a payment plan” to allot $37,657 for Whitehead. A statement from Seton Hall Athletics was released Friday afternoon. “We are aware of the Yahoo!...

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Pirates defeat Friars to complete suspended contest
Feb22

Pirates defeat Friars to complete suspended contest

After spending an extra night in Providence, R.I., the Pirates continued their game against the Friars with an 89-77 victory on Thursday afternoon. After condensation appeared on the court at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, the game was continued at Providence’s on-campus gym, Alumni Hall. Picking up with a 56-47 score with 13:03 left in the game, Providence started to slowly gain momentum. Kyron Cartwright got hot, finishing...

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Seton Hall freshmen finding their footing at the right time
Feb21

Seton Hall freshmen finding their footing at the right time

Sometimes, all it takes for a young player to get comfortable is some playing time. Through Seton Hall’s first 25 games, the freshmen trio of Myles Cale, Sandro Mamukelashvili and Jordan Walker were an afterthought for the most part, relegated to small roles in which all three players saw sporadic playing time. When it came time to call upon them in conference play, not a single member of Kevin Willard’s 2017 recruiting class looked...

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Seton Hall-Providence game suspended due to court conditions
Feb21

Seton Hall-Providence game suspended due to court conditions

The game between Seton Hall and Providence that began on Feb. 21 in the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. was postponed early in the second half due to unsafe conditions on the court. It will finish at 12 p.m. on Feb. 22 in Providence’s on-campus facility, Alumni Hall. The game will be broadcast on YES Network from the 1,800-seat gymnasium.  The conclusion to the game Thursday will mark the first time Providence men’s...

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Seton Hall seniors take adversity in stride
Feb19

Seton Hall seniors take adversity in stride

A stretch like the one Seton Hall endured over the last two weeks showed signs of a broken team, but it is nowhere Seton Hall’s senior class has not been before. Ever since the core four of Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez, Ismael Sanogo and Angel Delgado set foot on campus, adversity has become a common theme. As freshmen, they were part of a team that went from  top-25 to turmoil. As sophomores, embarrassing early season losses to...

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Rejuvenated Seton Hall hangs on to defeat DePaul behind Rodriguez’s career-high
Feb18

Rejuvenated Seton Hall hangs on to defeat DePaul behind Rodriguez’s career-high

Over the past few weeks, Seton Hall has been missing an element of its game that it thrived on in the beginning of the season – energetic play. In the form of diving for loose balls, deflecting passes and slapping the floor, a rejuvenated Seton Hall team came out on Sunday afternoon and defeated DePaul by a final score of 82-77 to end a four-game losing streak. The victory did not come easily, as DePaul hung around until the end....

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Women’s basketball falls victim to three-point storm in Queens
Feb16

Women’s basketball falls victim to three-point storm in Queens

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team’s offense struggled to keep up on Friday night in a 75-56 defeat to St. John’s at Carnesecca Arena in Queens, N.Y. The loss is the Pirates’ third straight after winning five of their previous six, and drops them to 15-12 overall and 7-9 in the Big East. With the result, Seton Hall remains in sixth place in the conference, one game above Georgetown for the final automatic spot in the Big East...

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Pirates plunge to fourth straight loss as freshmen break through
Feb15

Pirates plunge to fourth straight loss as freshmen break through

Another slow start from Seton Hall and hot shooting from Trevon Bluiett led the Pirates to drop their fourth straight game to No. 4 Xavier on Wednesday night by a score of 102-90. The loss brings Seton Hall to a 17-9 record on the season and 6-7 in Big East play, good for sixth in the conference. The Pirates followed a recent trend in which the team’s first-half shooting percentage has continued to plummet. Against Xavier, the Hall...

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Unranked and unraveling
Feb14

Unranked and unraveling

Seton Hall’s fall from grace has been a tumble, as the team has slid from the upper half of the AP Top-25 to sixth in the Big East. The Pirates are not living up to expectations of a Preseason Coaches’ Poll that chose them to finish second in the conference, ahead of a No. 4 Xavier that is on its way to a possible No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. As much as fans want to blame it on free throw shooting, that excuse fails to tell the...

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Stealing the show: Butina’s journey from Croatia
Feb14

Stealing the show: Butina’s journey from Croatia

The food may not be as good in America as it is in Croatia, but Inja Butina has a taste for standing out on the court no matter the location. The junior from Zagreb, Croatia came to South Orange to be a part of the 2017-18 Pirate roster, but her first time in the United States came on Kansas soil. “I didn’t know what to expect, I mean, out of all states, Kansas?,” Butina said with a smile. “But I loved the people, and I loved it...

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