Seton Hall’s depth steals the show in win over Saint Louis
Nov17

Seton Hall’s depth steals the show in win over Saint Louis

After Myles Powell carried Seton Hall throughout its showdown with Michigan State earlier this week, his teammates returned the favor and led the way in a tough road environment on Sunday. As Powell struggled to find his shot in the opening minutes, eight different Seton Hall players scored and accounted for the Pirates’ first 17 points in an 83-66 win over Saint Louis. Seton Hall jumped out to an 18-3 lead and never looked...

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Cale, Mamukelashvili form brotherhood bond on and off the court
Nov15

Cale, Mamukelashvili form brotherhood bond on and off the court

If you walk around Seton Hall’s campus on a men’s basketball off day, odds are that you will see Myles Cale and Sandro Mamukelashvili together. The duo, both now juniors receiving significant playing time under Kevin Willard, came into school together and forged a bond that extends on and off the court. Cale, from Middletown, Delaware, and Mamukelashvili, from Tbilisi, Georgia, each come from dynamically different backgrounds, but...

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Desiree Elmore poised for breakout second year
Nov15

Desiree Elmore poised for breakout second year

When Desiree Elmore arrived on Seton Hall’s campus in August, her teammates noticed something different about her. The women’s basketball transfer still had her upbeat personality from the year before and still had the same hairstyle, but her appearance was different. Photo via SHU Athletics. Elmore worked hard in the offseason to cut weight and get back to the playing shape she was in before her injury at Syracuse, which caused her...

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Women’s basketball freshmen excited for new experience
Nov15

Women’s basketball freshmen excited for new experience

After the loss of six seniors from last season’s eigth place, women’s basketball team, this season is looking bright for the Pirates. With a returning one-two punch of Big East Preseason Player of the Year senior Shadeen Samuels and Desiree Elmore, the Pirates are primed for a deep run in the Big East Tournament, as they are projected to finish third in the Big East by the league’s coaches. Not only are the returners from last year’s...

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Powell’s monster game not enough for Seton Hall to knock off No. 3 Michigan State
Nov14

Powell’s monster game not enough for Seton Hall to knock off No. 3 Michigan State

Kiera Alexander/Photography Editor With the Prudential Center filled to capacity and rocking with the return of Myles Powell less than a week after he sprained his ankle against Stony Brook, the stage was set for Seton Hall to take home a potentially season-defining non-conference win in dramatic fashion. Unfortunately for the Pirates, it was simply not meant to be. Despite some heroic play from Powell, who finished with a season-high...

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Transfers hope to play key roles for women’s basketball in 2019
Nov14

Transfers hope to play key roles for women’s basketball in 2019

Changing schools is a momentous decision for any student, as starting at a new school is a rough adjustment for students at any age, be it kindergarten or graduate school. For an NCAA student athlete, the decision to transfer schools comes with the added factor of having to sit out a year, so the perfect fit needs to be found to prevent a second transfer and another dormant season. Four members of Seton Hall women’s basketball made...

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Powell’s pending absence can serve as valuable learning experience
Nov14

Powell’s pending absence can serve as valuable learning experience

His ankle rolled and his departure slowed by a limp, Myles Powell shouted a four-letter expletive as he left the Walsh Gymnasium court for the final time on Nov. 9. Every Seton Hall fan, player and coach had to be thinking the same thing. As Powell trekked back to the locker room to undergo treatment, the once-lively crowd descended into dormancy. The product on the court suffered as well, as the Pirates struggled to find their way...

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Underappreciated McKnight sets the tone for Seton Hall
Nov14

Underappreciated McKnight sets the tone for Seton Hall

Seton Hall’s talent has the nation’s attention – the Pirates are ranked 12th in the country and Myles Powell is a preseason All-American. But while he won’t make the highlight reel, Seton Hall would not be where they are without Quincy McKnight at the point. Last year, while Powell grabbed the headlines, McKnight cemented himself as the anchor of Seton Hall’s resolute defensive front. The Sacred Heart transfer earned a reputation as...

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Behind Enemy Lines: Six questions with State News
Nov14

Behind Enemy Lines: Six questions with State News

The biggest game on Seton Hall’s non-conference schedule is finally here. The Pirates will host No. 3 Michigan State in front of a sold out Prudential Center crowd on Thursday. Myles Powell’s status for the game is up in the air due to a sprained left ankle, but that has not prevented the hype surrounding the Gavitt Games matchup from dying down. In an effort to get to know the Michigan State team that will take the floor, The...

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Nelson, Rhoden confident heading into second year with Pirates
Nov14

Nelson, Rhoden confident heading into second year with Pirates

For Anthony Nelson and Jared Rhoden, there is no room for a “sophomore slump” heading into this season. Seton Hall is no longer the underdog team from last year; they are the early front-runners to win the Big East and potentially claim a Big East championship title that just alluded their grasp in last year’s final. For the Pirates to reach that pinnacle again, however, Rhoden and Nelson will have to build upon their momentums from...

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Bozzella confident women’s basketball can challenge for Big East title
Nov14

Bozzella confident women’s basketball can challenge for Big East title

Excitement within the Seton Hall women’s basketball team locker room is high after a sound preseason and undefeated start to the new season. Anthony Bozzella’s team was predicted to finish third in the Big East this year and have now won by 20 or more points in four consecutive games to justify that prediction. Bozzella has taken pride in the electrifying, offensive identity his team has developed under his reign, and they are now...

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Rebimbas brings winning pedigree to women’s coaching staff
Nov14

Rebimbas brings winning pedigree to women’s coaching staff

A Division III national championship game appearance. Two Final Fours. Three Elite Eights. Six conference titles. Nine NCAA Tournament bids. All culminating in a 384-168 record while being named Metropolitan Basketball Writers Coach of the Year four times and a three-time NJAC Coach of the Year. Jose Rebimbas brings experience. As the most decorated head coach in the history of William Patterson men’s basketball, Rebimbas has been...

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