Cale sets career high as Seton Hall downs Maryland on the road
Dec22

Cale sets career high as Seton Hall downs Maryland on the road

Myles Powell is known as the go-to scorer for Seton Hall, but it was the other Myles who stepped up on offense to help guide Seton Hall to an important 78-74 victory over Maryland on Saturday. Powell led all scorers with 27, but a career-high 23 points from sophomore Myles Cale propelled Seton Hall to a resume-building win over a gritty Maryland team that trailed big early and fought its way back into the game. Known as a lockdown...

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Pirates complete comeback effort before Big East
Dec22

Pirates complete comeback effort before Big East

On Friday, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team was able to complete an impressive comeback effort, as they defeated UNC Greensboro, 71-64, in the last non-conference game of the season. The win wrapped up the West Palm Beach Invitational for the Pirates, as they went 1-1. Seton Hall was behind UNC Greensboro for most of the contest, trailing for more than 30 minutes and not taking a hold of the game until the beginning of the...

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Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech
Dec20

Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell to Georgia Tech, 84-73, on Thursday afternoon in the first of two games at the West Palm Beach Invitational. Despite the final score, however, the Pirates put together an all-around solid performance against the Yellow Jackets. Going into the fourth quarter, the Pirates trailed by only four, and they trailed the Yellow Jackets by as low as one point early in the third quarter. Offensively,...

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Seton Hall makes it three in a row with win over Sacred Heart
Dec19

Seton Hall makes it three in a row with win over Sacred Heart

Fresh off two big wins and with Big 10 opponent Maryland looming on the schedule, it would’ve been easy for Seton Hall to overlook a Sacred Heart team that entered Wednesdaynight’s game without a KenPom Top 200 win to its name. MerindaLynne Gruszecki/ Digital Media Editor Instead, the Pirates locked in on both ends of the floor and rode the momentum of a hot-shooting first half and arguably the best performance of Sandro...

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Powell leads the way as Seton Hall downs Rutgers in Garden State Hardwood Classic
Dec15

Powell leads the way as Seton Hall downs Rutgers in Garden State Hardwood Classic

Seton Hall reclaimed its bragging rights and avenged its defeat from last season by defeating the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 72-66, on Saturday afternoon in the annual Garden State Hardwood Classic. Myles Powell had a signature performance, finishing with 28 points and ultimately winning the Joe Calabrese Most Valuable Player Award. Powell’s biggest bucket of the afternoon came late in the second half, as Rutgers cut the Seton Hall lead...

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Pirates rocked by top-ranked UConn
Dec09

Pirates rocked by top-ranked UConn

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team traveled to Hartford, Conn. on Saturday afternoon, knowing that it would face its most difficult opponent of the season and arguably in recent memory. The Pirates played hard against the best women’s college basketball program in the nation, but they were ultimately dispatched by the undefeated Huskies, 99-61. Nicole Jimenez led the visitors on the offensive end, turning in a 23-point...

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Powell’s second-half eruption wills Pirates’ overtime upset over Kentucky
Dec09

Powell’s second-half eruption wills Pirates’ overtime upset over Kentucky

The second half of the Citi Hoops Classic awakened a sleeping giant, as Myles Powell heroically drained a potential game-winning three, only to be followed by an absurd Kentucky half-court prayer that forced overtime in dramatic fashion. Powell erupted for 22 second-half points and unselfishly shared the ball that later found Myles Cale for the dagger shot, leading the Pirates to an 84-83 upset over No. 9 Kentucky. Students, alumni,...

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Powell and Pirates win pulsating classic at The Garden
Dec08

Powell and Pirates win pulsating classic at The Garden

NEW YORK – On Saturday afternoon, Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard added the greatest regular season chapter to his Madison Square Garden history book. After 45 minutes filled with adrenaline, superlatives and almost insurmountable adversity, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team overcame Kentucky, 84-83. The scene was primed for a classic, with a blue ocean of 10,244 inside the Mecca of basketball. The game started with a lack of...

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Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall
Dec06

Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall

Once in a while, a player is overlooked in recruitment – by everyone. It is an old adage that intangibles: heart, composure and perseverance, cannot be measured, but it was crystal clear on Sunday in Walsh Gymnasium what so many Division I scouts missed in Seton Hall guard Nicole Jimenez. As the senior from Miami, Fla. rained a program-record nine three-pointers on Saint Peter’s, coaches from her past took to social media and shared...

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Mamukelashvili finds way as sophomore
Dec06

Mamukelashvili finds way as sophomore

With time winding down against Saint Louis on Nov. 17, Sandro Mamukelashvili found himself wide open at the top of the key with a chance to erase all the memories of a freshman season plagued by inconsistencies across the board. In his first season at Seton Hall, Mamukelashvili found himself playing behind program legend Angel Delgado and the always-solid Ismael Sanogo in the frontcourt. Minutes were scarce and most of the time...

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Poor shooting leads to rocky start for Pirates
Dec06

Poor shooting leads to rocky start for Pirates

Kevin Willard’s biggest challenge this season was replacing the production left behind by his four-star seniors, and it still remains a work in progress eight games in. The men’s basketball team has gotten off to a 5-3 start this season and begins conference play on Dec. 29. There were certainly expectations for a few players, such as Myles Powell and Michael Nzei, to rise up and perform this season, but the Pirates have seen a...

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Seton Hall, Kentucky set to do battle at The Garden
Dec05

Seton Hall, Kentucky set to do battle at The Garden

Seton Hall’s non-conference schedule to date has been tough, but the Pirates will face their toughest opponent yet on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Fresh off a 20-point victory over New Hampshire on Tuesday night, Seton Hall will be tasked with taking down one of the most talented teams in the country in No. 9 Kentucky. Led by hall of fame coach John Calipari, Kentucky is loaded with a mix of veteran and young talent...

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