Success hinges on Carrington’s ability to get his teammates involved
Nov08

Success hinges on Carrington’s ability to get his teammates involved

For the first time since the 2000-01 season, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team finds itself ranked at the start, sitting at No. 23 in the AP Top 25. It is a nice honor to kick off what looks to be a special year in South Orange, but there is still a lot of work to be done if the Pirates want to stay ranked and meet the expectations they have set for themselves. This is the last chance for seniors Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez,...

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Pirates enter season with a lot of hype, but it’s just noise
Nov08

Pirates enter season with a lot of hype, but it’s just noise

Despite the relative success Seton Hall men’s basketball has had the past two years, the preseason expectations and excitement never stretched far beyond South Orange. This season, however, the Pirates are ranked No. 23 in the AP Preseason Poll and were picked by Big East coaches to finish second in the conference. Providence coach Ed Cooley even had the confidence to give his first-place vote to the Pirates, affirming their place as...

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Returning production gives Seton Hall an edge in the Big East
Nov08

Returning production gives Seton Hall an edge in the Big East

Coming into the 2017-18 season, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team will look to its veterans to lead. The team is returning seven players and much of its production from last year’s squad, including its core four of seniors Khadeen Carrington, Ismael Sanogo, Desi Rodriguez and Angel Delgado. Compared to the rest of the Big East, the Hall is second in the conference in returning nearly 80 percent of its minutes played from last year....

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Flory and Reynolds: ‘Walking’ the road less traveled
Nov08

Flory and Reynolds: ‘Walking’ the road less traveled

For most college basketball walk-ons, practice is the extent of court time that they will see. If a walk-on is lucky, he might earn a few consolation minutes throughout the course of the season. The role can be thankless with little playing time to show for the work in practice, but a walk-on’s impact to the team is one that can take many different shapes. This year, that is the case for Seton Hall with two freshmen walk-on guards in...

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Carrington at defining point in career
Nov08

Carrington at defining point in career

Athletes as seniors normally have their roles figured out. For many, it’s a fourth season in the same environment and with each passing year he or she becomes more familiar with the surroundings, and more accustom to his or her role. Although, Seton Hall men’s basketball has one notable exception to that rule in the form of Khadeen Carrington. Carrington is not adjusting to a new environment, as the guard from Bishop Loughlin High...

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Seton Hall cruises to victory over LIU-Post in final exhibition
Nov04

Seton Hall cruises to victory over LIU-Post in final exhibition

Led by dominant all-around play in the frontcourt, Seton Hall coasted to a 77-48 victory over LIU-Post in its final scrimmage before the regular season on Saturday evening in Walsh Gymnasium. Senior Desi Rodriguez led the way for Seton Hall with 18 points, while senior Khadeen Carrington added 13 points and freshman Myles Cale chipped in 10 points. The Pirates were without sophomore Myles Powell and senior Ismael Sanogo, who sat out...

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Seton Hall and La Salle bring relief to Puerto Rico in exhibition contest
Nov02

Seton Hall and La Salle bring relief to Puerto Rico in exhibition contest

Seton Hall raised over $10,000 for Puerto Rico hurricane relief in a charity exhibition game against La Salle University Thursday night. All net proceeds from the game will be donated to “United for Puerto Rico,” a hurricane relief fund. As fans donated to the cause with the purchase of their ticket and made up a 1,140-person crowd, they got an extra chance to see the Pirates in preseason action in an 87-74 win at Walsh Gymnasium. “I...

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News and notes from 2017-18 Seton Hall Media Day
Oct30

News and notes from 2017-18 Seton Hall Media Day

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team has had a lot of excitement around it heading into the regular season, and it showed Monday afternoon as the team held its annual preseason Media Day. More media members attended the availability than in recent years, looking for the latest team thoughts and final preparation before the season kicks off. Head coach Kevin Willard was made available for questions, along with the rest of his...

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Seton Hall secures commitment from 2018 G/F Jared Rhoden
Oct28

Seton Hall secures commitment from 2018 G/F Jared Rhoden

Seton Hall men’s basketball received its second commitment in the last week with 2018 three-star prospect Jared Rhoden announcing his allegiance to the Pirates on Saturday night. https://twitter.com/ihoop_jaay/status/924420586524246017 Standing at six feet, six inches tall, the Bronx-native Rhoden plays high school ball at Our Saviour Lutheran on Long Island, N.Y. Rhoden is close with fellow 2018 Seton Hall commit Anthony Nelson, as...

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Seton Hall lands 2018 G Anthony Nelson
Oct24

Seton Hall lands 2018 G Anthony Nelson

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team landed its first commitment of the 2018 class on Tuesday night, as 2018 guard Anthony Nelson announced on Twitter his commitment to play for coach Kevin Willard. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾l pic.twitter.com/IykPzkD4Mg — Anthony Nelson (@TheAntNelson_11) October 25, 2017 Nelson, a three-star recruit and the No. 2 player from New York, according to 247sports, is a product of South Kent School in Connecticut –...

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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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