Bozzella ‘excited’ for women’s basketball class
Apr26

Bozzella ‘excited’ for women’s basketball class

Last week, the Seton Hall women’s basketball program put the final touches on its 2017-18 roster by finalizing the signings of junior college guards Nicole Jimenez and Inja Butina to go along with Temple graduate transfer Donnaizha Fountain. Jimenez hails from Miami and spent her freshman and sophomore seasons at Broward College in Florida. She averaged 15.5 points per game a year ago and chose Seton Hall over Florida Atlantic, Middle...

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New games, recruit on board for men’s basketball next season
Apr26

New games, recruit on board for men’s basketball next season

Over a month into its offseason, Seton Hall men’s basketball announced recent progress in regards to next season’s schedule and roster. From team honors to a new big man, here’s an update on what the Pirates have been up to. Non-conference schedule Seton Hall will travel to Kentucky to take on Louisville as part of next season’s non-conference schedule, according to Jerry Carino of the Asbury Park Press. The matchup pits Kevin Willard...

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NBA needs to do more to protect its players
Apr26

NBA needs to do more to protect its players

Patrick Beverley of the Houston Rockets was fined $25,000 after having an altercation with a fan when the Rockets lost at Oklahoma City in Game 3 of the First Round of the NBA Playoffs on April 21. This may be something that seems pretty run-of-the-mill, and could have been something that more or less blew over in the eyes of the media after the investigation regarding Beverley’s altercation following the game. However, when Beverley...

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Angel Delgado named 2017 Haggerty Award winner
Apr26

Angel Delgado named 2017 Haggerty Award winner

The Met Writers Basketball Association announced Wednesday that Seton Hall big man Angel Delgado is the 2017 All-Met Division I Haggerty Award recipient for Player of the Year. The Haggerty Award is given yearly by the MWBA to the New York area’s top men’s Division I basketball player. Delgado is the 12th Seton Hall player to receive the honor. Former SHU guard Isaiah Whitehead was the 2016 recipient of the award. In his...

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2017 PF Sandro Mamukelashvili committs to Seton Hall
Apr20

2017 PF Sandro Mamukelashvili committs to Seton Hall

The Pirates have landed 2017 PF Sandro Mamukelashvili.

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Women’s basketball signs three recruits
Apr19

Women’s basketball signs three recruits

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team announced three signings for the 2017-18 season, the last coming on Wednesday afternoon. The Pirates welcomed Nicole Jimenez, Inja Butina and Donnaizha Fountain into the fold, the program announced. Jimenez is a junior college guard from Miami and she will be immediately eligible following her graduation from Broward College. She will have two years to play for the Pirates. Standing at 5-foot,...

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NCAA transfer rule should be consistent with players and coaches
Apr19

NCAA transfer rule should be consistent with players and coaches

It’s transfer season in NCAA basketball, and players and coaches alike are moving to new colleges trying to find a home for their talents. While coaches can move to a new school immediately, players who choose to transfer find themselves in a one-year gap where they cannot play for their new schools, due to NCAA transfer rules. The only exception to this rule is if a graduate student transfers, then he/she is immediately eligible. A...

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DeFalco honored as a top women’s hoops coach
Apr05

DeFalco honored as a top women’s hoops coach

The 2016-17 season was a down year for the Seton Hall women’s basketball team, but it was a year of recognition for the program’s assistant coach, Lauren DeFalco. DeFalco, 30, was named an honoree of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Thirty Under 30 list. According to the WBCA, the program was created to recognize up-and-coming women’s basketball coaches under the age of 30 at all levels of the game.   This honor comes...

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Westbrook’s historic season should be admired rather than critiqued
Apr05

Westbrook’s historic season should be admired rather than critiqued

Russell Westbrook is on the verge of completing one of the most legendary seasons in NBA history, as he is about to finish the year averaging a triple-double in scoring, rebounds and assists. This feat has only been completed one time in the league’s history, when Oscar Robertson did it in 1964. Clearly, this is an extraordinary task, which some of the best players in the history of the game have never achieved. In Michael Jordan’s...

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UConn women’s dominance goes beyond talent
Apr05

UConn women’s dominance goes beyond talent

On March 31, the greatest winning streak in sports history ended when Mississippi State defeated UConn’s women’s basketball team in overtime, 66-64. For the first time in 111 games, the UConn women’s basketball team faced reality. The reality was that even the Huskies are human. The players and fans will surely dwell on the loss and the thoughts of what could have been. However, one loss should not overshadow the dominance and grip...

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Seton Hall alum Nick Galis heading to Naismith Hall of Fame
Apr01

Seton Hall alum Nick Galis heading to Naismith Hall of Fame

A former Pirate will join the likes of Tracy McGrady, Bill Self and Rebecca Lobo when the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes its Class of 2107.

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Always on call: Gary Cohen’s life behind the mic
Mar29

Always on call: Gary Cohen’s life behind the mic

Every sport has an offseason, but Gary Cohen rarely gets time off. A 24-year veteran, the play-by-play man spends all months of the year behind a microphone. As SNY’s television announcer for the New York Mets and the radio voice of Seton Hall basketball for AM970 The Answer, Cohen is always on the call somewhere. He works other college hoops games, too, like the wild Kentucky-North Carolina Elite Eight matchup on March 26. That night...

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