Pirates survive late despite DePaul surge on the road
Feb25

Pirates survive late despite DePaul surge on the road

Despite having a 20-point lead on two separate occasions on Saturday afternoon against DePaul, it wasn’t a walk in the park for Seton Hall. The Pirates survived a late DePaul surge to hang on for an 82-79 victory and improve to 18-10 (8-8) in the process. It was a typical slow start for Seton Hall as DePaul led 6-3 at the U-16 timeout. The Pirates came out of the gates ice cold shooting the ball, going 1-6 from the field and 1-4 at...

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Pirates beat Xavier behind Delgado, Rodriguez, keep Tournament hopes alive
Feb22

Pirates beat Xavier behind Delgado, Rodriguez, keep Tournament hopes alive

Every time the Seton Hall Pirates have suffered a letdown this season, they have responded with a statement win. Last Saturday, Villanova dispatched the Pirates at home in front of their biggest crowd ever by a score of 92-70.  In what was a must-win, the Pirates responded once again, this time with a win Wednesday, Feb. 22 over Xavier by a final score of 71-64. The win pushed the Pirates to 17-10 and gave them their second win of the...

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Delgado’s performance still lacking recognition
Feb22

Delgado’s performance still lacking recognition

While Seton Hall big man Angel Delgado ranks high statistically throughout the nation, he is not being considered one of the nation’s best centers in award recognition. Earlier this month, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 10 finalists for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar award, which recognizes the best center in college basketball. The nation’s top rebounder and second-best double-double man, Delgado, was not one of...

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Torn ACLs have taken college basketball by storm in 2017
Feb22

Torn ACLs have taken college basketball by storm in 2017

Unfortunately, torn ACLs have become commonplace in sports. Any time a player lands the wrong way and goes down holding their knee, screaming out in pain, the first thought is that he or she may have very well tore his anterior cruciate ligament. Just like torn UCLs and Tommy John surgery have become common in baseball, torn ACLs have become common and to a point, inevitable in basketball. As common as the injury may be, it has...

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Seton Hall loses sixth straight, falls to Providence 74-57
Feb19

Seton Hall loses sixth straight, falls to Providence 74-57

Seton Hall women’s basketball lost another on Sunday, this time at the hands of the Providence Friars by a final score of 74-57. In what looked like it might be an end of a five-losing streak for Seton Hall, the Pirates fizzled out late in the game, enabling the Friars to build a dominant lead. JaQuan Jackson was the leading scorer for the Pirates, finishing with a game-high 23 points. She was the only Pirate to finish in double...

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Pirates shatter Prudential attendance record in loss to Nova
Feb18

Pirates shatter Prudential attendance record in loss to Nova

Seton Hall drew 16,733 fans against Nova.

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Seton Hall no match for No. 2 Villanova
Feb18

Seton Hall no match for No. 2 Villanova

The Wildcats blew the Pirates out at The Rock on Saturday.

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Poor shooting dooms Seton Hall in loss to Creighton
Feb17

Poor shooting dooms Seton Hall in loss to Creighton

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team was ice cold from the opening tip on Saturday night. The Pirates were never able to find their range and Creighton was able to take full advantage, as the Bluejays cruised to a 61-44 victory. Both teams struggled shooting the ball to start, with the Pirates starting 1-8 from the field and 0-2 from deep. Creighton wasn’t much better, going 2-8 and 1-3 from beyond the arc. The difference in...

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Pirates on the bubble with NCAA Tourney in sight
Feb15

Pirates on the bubble with NCAA Tourney in sight

After a weekend loss to St. John’s, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team finds itself in a precarious position. As the team approached one of its most important stretches of the season, including the contest against Creighton, the Hall will have key opportunities to secure big wins against Villanova and Xavier,. The Pirates entered this week knowing they will need need to deal with these games to help their fading chances of making...

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Bozzella reflects on seniors, future of WBB
Feb15

Bozzella reflects on seniors, future of WBB

No matter what level of competition, athletes have a relationship with their home floor. For every women’s basketball player at Seton Hall, that relationship is with the historic Walsh Gym. Last Sunday was the Pirates’ Senior Day, as they played their last home game of the season in a loss against Villanova. Before the game, Seton Hall honored its graduating seniors with a ceremony. Those honored included Tara Inman, Kat Egan and...

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Pirates upset No. 20 Creighton behind 41 points from Carrington
Feb15

Pirates upset No. 20 Creighton behind 41 points from Carrington

In what was the first game of a crucial homestand, the Seton Hall Pirates upset No. 20 Creighton by a final score of 87-81. The Pirates’ much heralded junior class stepped up in a big way, each making their mark. Pirate guard Khadeen Carrington led the charge, scoring a career-high 41 points in what was arguably the best game of his career thus far. This was not the same Creighton team that beat the Pirates by 14 on Dec. 28. The...

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Shakena Richardson talks injuries, life after SHU
Feb15

Shakena Richardson talks injuries, life after SHU

Playing professional basketball overseas brought Shakena Richardson many new experiences, including the first major injury of her career. Richardson, a former Seton Hall player who started for the 2015-16 women’s squad, had barely played a handful of games with Hoptrans-Sirenos Kaunas, a team in Lithuania’s LMKL league, before aggravating the injury to the point of a torn ligament in the late fall of 2016. “It happened in the summer,...

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