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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Seton Hall’s length can be the difference in 2019
Nov14

Seton Hall’s length can be the difference in 2019

With the Seton Hall men’s basketball season finally underway, there are bound to be questions. The media continues to guess on which teams will be Final Four bound each preseason, yet they still never get it right. Look at who most of the ‘experts’ picked to reach Minneapolis last season. Very few had Texas Tech, who eventually made a National Championship Game run, there. But in South Orange, there’s one factor that opposing coaches,...

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Powell’s injury shifts spotlight to  Mamukelashvili
Nov14

Powell’s injury shifts spotlight to Mamukelashvili

Heading into the Seton Hall and Michigan State affair on Nov. 14, all eyes were on preseason All-Americans Myles Powell and Cassius Winston. After Nov. 9, however, the rhetoric has changed. Powell is likely sitting out the contest against the No. 3 Spartans due to an ankle injury suffered in the early stages of the game against Stony Brook. Powell stepped on the Seawolves’ Andrew Garcia’s foot driving to the hoop and then subsequently...

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Powell’s pending absence can serve as valuable learning experience for Seton Hall
Nov13

Powell’s pending absence can serve as valuable learning experience for Seton Hall

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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No Powell, No Problem: Seton Hall finds a way to defeat Stony Brook without its star
Nov09

No Powell, No Problem: Seton Hall finds a way to defeat Stony Brook without its star

Myles Powell went down injured early, but Romaro Gill’s massive second half propelled No. 12 Seton Hall past upset-minded Stony Brook, 74-57. Powell was forced out of the game after just three minutes with what head coach Kevin Willard called a “pretty good ankle sprain.” The severity of the injury is uncertain – teammates said Powell was walking around and moving in the locker room, but Willard warned of a “prolonged” absence of...

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Former Seton Hall assistant Shaheen Holloway suspended in connection with transfer tampering allegations
Nov07

Former Seton Hall assistant Shaheen Holloway suspended in connection with transfer tampering allegations

Former Seton Hall associate head coach and current Saint Peter’s head coach Shaheen Holloway has been suspended four games by the University in connection with transfer tampering allegations against Seton Hall’s basketball program. Holloway will sit out Saint Peter’s exhibition game against New Jersey City University on Thursday night. He will also miss games against Bryant on Nov. 13, Providence on Nov. 16 and...

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Analysis: Seton Hall’s season opener a tale of two halves defensively
Nov06

Analysis: Seton Hall’s season opener a tale of two halves defensively

Early season tune-ups like the one Seton Hall had against Wagner on Tuesday night are paramount when it comes to working out kinks before the level of competition heats up. In past years, the Pirates have used non-conference cupcake matchups to perfect their offensive sets and make their operation a seamless one. With ball dominant guards like Isaiah Whitehead, Khadeen Carrington and Myles Powell, focusing on ensuring the offense...

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Obiagu obliterates Wagner in season opener
Nov06

Obiagu obliterates Wagner in season opener

Seton Hall kicked off what is supposed to be a season to remember by not only emerging victoriously, but making a little bit of history in the process on Tuesday night. The Pirates took the floor against Wagner in front of a packed house at Walsh Gymnasium and defeated the Seahawks by a final score of 105-71, The 105 points was the most for a Seton Hall men’s basketball season opener since 1977, the first game in which the program put...

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Pirates close out Walsh Gymnasium schedule with Stony Brook matchup
Nov06

Pirates close out Walsh Gymnasium schedule with Stony Brook matchup

For the first time since 2012, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team will take on the Stony Brook Seawolves on the hardwood, as the Pirates close out their Walsh Gymnasium slate in front of an anticipated sold out crowd. Seton Hall comes into the game after a thunderous start to the season against Wagner. Finishing with an expected, yet convincing 105-71 win over the Seahawks, the Pirates will look to begin the season 2-0 in front of...

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Willard suspended
Oct31

Willard suspended

The Seton Hall Men’s Basketball Head Coach has been hit with a two-game suspension amid transfer tampering probe When Seton Hall begins its most anticipated basketball season in decades next Tuesday, coach Kevin Willard will not be on the sideline. Willard was hit with a two-game, University-imposed suspension in response to an NCAA investigation into Seton Hall and allegations of transfer tampering. Willard served the first game of...

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