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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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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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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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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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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Philip Flory, basketball walk-on, is the newest face in Pirates’ sports
Jul14

Philip Flory, basketball walk-on, is the newest face in Pirates’ sports

Philip Flory had long been destined to play college basketball in the Big East. The 6-foot, 5-inch combo guard pledged his commitment to Marquette University before even stepping foot on the high school hardwood. But on Friday, Flory made the realization of playing for a Big East program a reality; not with the Golden Eagles, but with the Pirates of Seton Hall. Flory tweeted the news of his arrival as a walk-on this afternoon,...

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Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness
Jun20

Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness

The biggest question for Seton Hall men’s basketball has already been answered in the nation’s top rebounder, Angel Delgado, returning for his senior season. The big man rounds out a core-four of returning starters, and with new weapons coming to the team next season, expectations are high. The Setonian’s Elizabeth Swinton, Tyler Calvaruso, James Justice and Andrew Lombardo take a look at what’s to come for the 2017-18 men’s...

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Student ticket plan offers unique option to experience SHU basketball
Jun19

Student ticket plan offers unique option to experience SHU basketball

It may seem far off now in the relatively pleasant days of June, but it won’t be long until Seton Hall students are speedily filing into the Prudential Center, trying to avoid the frigid cold of the months basketball season to get inside the arena to cheer on the Pirates men’s basketball team. Unlike the women’s team which plays its games on campus in Walsh Gymnasium, the men travel off campus for all but one game on the team’s...

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Pirates add Quincy McKnight from Sacred Heart, who will sit out 2017-18 season
Jun02

Pirates add Quincy McKnight from Sacred Heart, who will sit out 2017-18 season

The Pirates finished a spring of roster reinforcements on Friday with the addition of junior Quincy McKnight, Evan Daniels reports. The 6-foot, 3-inch guard comes to Seton Hall from Sacred Heart University and will sit out the upcoming season, with two seasons of eligibility on the court beginning in fall 2018. “I’m excited to join the Seton Hall family,” McKnight told The Setonian. “There’s definitely a...

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