SHU newcomers draw rave reviews at Big East Media Day
Oct18

SHU newcomers draw rave reviews at Big East Media Day

When one thinks of the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, one thinks of the core four seniors: Angel Delgado, Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo who have helped Seton Hall on its way back to national prominence. However, it was the newcomers who drew positive remarks from the team’s veterans and head coach Kevin Willard at Big East Media Day on Oct. 18. That group of newcomers features freshmen Jordan Walker, Myles...

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New Prudential Center scoreboard revolutionizes fan experience
Oct18

New Prudential Center scoreboard revolutionizes fan experience

The fan experience for Seton Hall men’s basketball games just got a massive upgrade, as the Pirate home arena, the Prudential Center, recently unveiled a brand new video-board that takes the mantle of the largest in-arena scoreboard in the world. The scoreboard, which was unveiled on Oct. 6, was made by LED company Trans-Lux and is almost four stories tall. While the New Jersey Devils may be the arena’s primary tenants, the Seton Hall...

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NCAA shows true colors with UNC decision
Oct18

NCAA shows true colors with UNC decision

The NCAA had a chance to drop the hammer on a school that had been accused of a major academic scandal, but its own rulebook allowed the University of North Carolina to get off scot-free. By doing so, the NCAA let down student-athletes and universities across the country. The scandal, which was first uncovered six years ago, involved allegations of UNC offering sham classes in a “shadow curriculum.” Under this, students enrolled in...

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Takeaways from 2017-18 Big East Media Day
Oct18

Takeaways from 2017-18 Big East Media Day

On Oct. 18, players, coaches and media members from the Big East gathered where the conference left fans last spring, inside Madison Square Garden. The Seton Hall men’s basketball team garnered a lot of the media attention, partly because of the program’s proximity to the Garden, but also because of its high expectations heading into this season. Here are a few of our key takeaways from the event: Seton Hall ranks second...

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Pirates down but never out in three set win over Xavier
Oct07

Pirates down but never out in three set win over Xavier

The Seton Hall volleyball team continued its winning ways Friday night, downing Big East rival Xavier three sets to none, on the road, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Despite the convincing final score-line, it did not always seem that the Pirates would continue their recent winning ways. They had to claw their way back from an early deficit, as they trailed early in the first set, 11-6. The Pirates would mount that necessary comeback against...

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Still a Pirate, Whitehead living life in Brooklyn
Oct04

Still a Pirate, Whitehead living life in Brooklyn

Isaiah Whitehead, Seton Hall’s latest NBA product, has fully embraced the professional basketball world. Entering his sophomore year in the NBA as a member of the Brooklyn Nets, Whitehead has grown from the player that raised the Big East trophy at Madison Square Garden in 2016. Whitehead’s first year in his hometown as a Brooklyn Net was what some may call a baptism by fire. With starting point guard Jeremy Lin injured early in the...

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Women’s basketball benefits from transition program
Oct04

Women’s basketball benefits from transition program

Following a successful first year, the Big East hosted its second annual Women’s Basketball Transition Game program in New York City from Sept. 23 to 24. In addition to student-athletes on the women’s basketball teams from other Big East schools, Seton Hall’s Nicole Jimenez, Inja Butina and Donnaizha Fountain attended the program to engage in a variety of events, panel and interactive sessions. While the Big East Freshman Fundamentals...

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Men’s basketball freshmen learn ‘fundamentals’ on and off the court
Sep27

Men’s basketball freshmen learn ‘fundamentals’ on and off the court

Experience is abundant throughout the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, but there are still three freshmen: Myles Cale, Sandro Mamukelashvili and Jordan Walker, who have yet to dip their toes into college basketball waters. Still, despite their lack of collegiate experience, maturity is not something lacking from the three young newcomers. The trio gained perspective from a two-day event that took place in New York, N.Y. called Big...

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Women’s Basketball schedule presents challenges – and opportunities
Sep27

Women’s Basketball schedule presents challenges – and opportunities

Following what was a rebuilding season for Tony Bozzella and the Seton Hall women’s basketball team in 2016-17, the Pirates are not afraid of challenges for the upcoming season. With the new schedule released Sept. 14, there are many opportunities for the team to improve on last year’s 12-19 record, provided it stays healthy. The non-conference schedule will present its challenges, but those games will allow the Pirates to play up to...

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Angel Delgado caps stellar summer at AmeriCup
Sep21

Angel Delgado caps stellar summer at AmeriCup

Angel Delgado has been a busy man lately. After representing the Dominican Republic for the third straight year, this time at FIBA AmeriCup 2017, Delgado was invited to the exclusive Elite Student-Athlete Symposium aimed at helping elite NBA Draft eligible athletes “deal with challenges and pit-falls head on,” according to ESPN. It was Delgado’s first appearance in the AmeriCup tournament and he did not disappoint, going for 17 points...

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Analyzing Pirates’ men’s basketball schedule: A loaded non-conference slate
Sep13

Analyzing Pirates’ men’s basketball schedule: A loaded non-conference slate

After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over. On Sept. 13, the Seton Hall men’s basketball schedule was released and by the looks of it, this schedule has the makings of being a good one. Starting with the non-conference schedule, Seton Hall will begin its season at the Prudential Center taking on Farleigh Dickinson on Nov. 10. Two days later, in-state rivals Monmouth will make the trip to Newark as a part of the NIT Tip-Off...

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Seton Hall lands Syracuse transfer forward Taurean Thompson
Aug31

Seton Hall lands Syracuse transfer forward Taurean Thompson

Syracuse transfer sophomore Taurean Thompson has officially enrolled at Seton Hall University, according to Gannett New Jersey. The news, released Thursday morning, confirms recent rumors of Thompson’s impending transfer. According to NCAA transfer rules, Thompson will have to sit out the 2017-18 season. Thompson fills the last roster spot on Seton Hall’s men’s basketball team, a position that was recently opened up...

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