Angel Delgado wins 2018 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award
Apr06

Angel Delgado wins 2018 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award

Angel Delgado will soon have to find room for another trophy. During ESPN’s College Basketball Awards, Delgado was recognized as the best center in college basketball as he was awarded the 2018 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award on April 6. The award was given to Delgado in Los Angeles, Calif. by the legendary big man who bears the award’s name. “I’m really happy that I’m meeting a great player like that in Kareem (Abdul-Jabbar), it’s...

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Seton Hall lands Patrick School F Valdir Manuel
Mar23

Seton Hall lands Patrick School F Valdir Manuel

For the second straight recruiting cycle, a player from The Patrick School (Hillside, N.J.) is headed to Seton Hall. On Friday afternoon, 2018 power forward Valdir Manuel announced his intentions to play for coach Kevin Willard and the Pirates, committing to Seton Hall over offers from Syracuse, Illinois and Temple, among others. A three-star recruit according to 247Sports, Manuel comes to Seton Hall with a low-post game not typically...

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Seton Hall seniors’ legacy lies in what they leave behind
Mar18

Seton Hall seniors’ legacy lies in what they leave behind

Angel Delgado, Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo are leaving more than their accomplishments at Seton Hall – they are leaving a culture established in their four years in South Orange. It goes back to summer of 2014, when the four players along with Isaiah Whitehead pledged their allegiance to Seton Hall. The return of those men, even after Whitehead went to the NBA, year over year gave Seton Hall fans a group to...

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Seton Hall fans take to Twitter to voice appreciation to seniors following NCAA Tournament exit
Mar18

Seton Hall fans take to Twitter to voice appreciation to seniors following NCAA Tournament exit

Seton Hall men’s basketball fans had some time before the final buzzer rang on Saturday to digest that the four-year run for a transformative group of players, and men, was over. Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo all stepped off the court as Pirates for the final time after the team’s 83-79 loss to Kansas in Wichita, Kan. With their collegiate careers now over, fans and media members took to Twitter...

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Kansas has answer to defeat Seton Hall in seniors’ final bow
Mar18

Kansas has answer to defeat Seton Hall in seniors’ final bow

Seton Hall’s seniors have always been chasers. They chased rankings. They chased legacies. They chased greatness. In the team’s second-round NCAA Tournament game against Kansas on Saturday, that role was no different. A No. 8 seed against a No. 1 in an environment fit for a Kansas fan put Seton Hall as the chaser on the biggest stage the seniors have seen. It was only fitting Seton Hall found itself in that role throughout the game....

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Is Big East play Seton Hall’s secret weapon against Kansas?
Mar17

Is Big East play Seton Hall’s secret weapon against Kansas?

A neutral site for Seton Hall in Wichita, Kan. will turn largely into a Kansas home game as Jayhawk fans file in on Saturday night at Wintrust Arena. This is no secret to the Pirates, and as far as they know, they have been there, done that. Each Big East game provides a test for teams to prove their worth. A conference that sent six teams to the Big Dance, the Big East has its share of tough road venues to compete in. Playing on the...

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Previewing Seton Hall-Kansas with The University Daily Kansan
Mar17

Previewing Seton Hall-Kansas with The University Daily Kansan

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team plays the biggest game of an era on Saturday, going up against No. 1 seed Kansas. The Jayhawks come into the game as a favorite with longtime head coach Bill Self and integral seniors in Devonté Graham and Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, but much is unknown about the team beyond that. To help fill in the missing pieces, The Setonian got in touch with Kansas’ student voice, The University Daily Kansan, and...

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NCAA Tournament win validates the result of hard work for Seton Hall
Mar16

NCAA Tournament win validates the result of hard work for Seton Hall

Once you get a taste of something sweet, usually you want another bite. Seton Hall got a taste of the sweet life on Thursday, defeating NC State for the seniors’ first NCAA Tournament victory. But the Pirates did not come to Wichita to win just one game — they want it all, and they want to work for it just like they have through their careers. While the future has yet to be determined, Seton Hall’s seniors have paved...

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Victory at last – Seton Hall defeats NC State in high-scoring bout
Mar15

Victory at last – Seton Hall defeats NC State in high-scoring bout

Fists were pumping on Seton Hall’s bench with a minute to go. After weathering a Wolfpack run that saw NC State come within three of the Pirates, an 8-0 Pirate run opened the door for history. With a reinvigorated gameplan, Seton Hall drove itself to its first NCAA Tournament victory in 14 years and the seniors’ first of their careers in a 94-83 defeat of NC State in Wichita, Kan. “The four seniors have put so much time, effort...

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With target on his back, Carrington needs to steer clear of Wolfpack press
Mar15

With target on his back, Carrington needs to steer clear of Wolfpack press

The Big East features its share of stout defensive teams, but Seton Hall Pirates has not seen a defense like the one North Carolina State will throw at them in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Led by first-year head coach Kevin Keatts, the Wolfpack employs a full-court, man-to-man ball pressure scheme with an occasional full-court press thrown in. While plenty of teams in the Big East apply man-to-man ball pressure,...

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Pirates need a full 40 minutes to win in March Madness
Mar15

Pirates need a full 40 minutes to win in March Madness

March Madness is finally here and after an arduous season, the Pirates will look to get past the first round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2003. Seton Hall heads into the bracket as the No. 8 seed in the Midwest Region, facing off against No. 9-seeded NC State Wolfpack in the first round on Thursday. If the Pirates want to advance in the tournament in the final season for seniors Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado,...

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Legacy through the seniors’ eyes
Mar15

Legacy through the seniors’ eyes

Whether the Seton Hall men’s basketball teams bows out in its first-round showdown with NC State or makes a run to the national championship game, the 2018 NCAA Tournament will be the last time Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez, Ismael Sanogo and Angel Delgado play together. With their illustrious careers winding down, Seton Hall’s senior class still has one feat left to accomplish – to win a game in the NCAA Tournament. It would be...

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