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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Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail
Dec05

Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail

It took Seton Hall and its new-look coaching staff a while to get on track when it came to its 2019 recruiting class, but once it all came together it resulted in two standout talents committing to the program. After striking out on many high-priority targets early in the cycle, Seton Hall landed Our Saviour Lutheran (N.Y.) combo guard Dashawn Davis and Top 100 Canadian wing Tyrese Samuel from Orangeville Prep, one of the premier prep...

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Scoring droughts plague Seton Hall in loss to Louisville
Dec01

Scoring droughts plague Seton Hall in loss to Louisville

Despite leading for 30:46 of game time, it was not enough for Seton Hall to hang on for a win against Louisville. Seton Hall ended the game shooting two of its last 11 and Myles Powell’s look from beyond the arc to tie the game in the closing seconds was no good, giving Louisville a 70-65 victory on Saturday afternoon. Throughout the afternoon, Seton Hall had sizeable leads, but multiple scoring droughts allowed Louisville to get back...

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Seton Hall falls short in comeback against Saint Louis
Nov17

Seton Hall falls short in comeback against Saint Louis

After storming back from a double-digit second-half deficit against Saint Louis, Seton Hall found itself with a chance to win the game in the waning seconds. Sandro Mamukelashvili had an open look from beyond the arc for the win, but the shot was long and Seton Hall fell by a final score of 66-64. Throughout the evening, Seton Hall was handed multiple opportunities by a sloppy Saint Louis team that committed 27 fouls and turned the...

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Pirates speed to third straight win of season
Nov11

Pirates speed to third straight win of season

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team blew by the UTSA Roadrunners, 84-53, in the second and final game of the Seton Hall Tip-Off on Sunday, improving to 3-0 on the season. The Pirates began the game firing on all cylinders, as they made five of their first six shots, including four three-pointers and 10 early points from Shadeen Samuels. Leading 16-4 at the first timeout, Seton Hall continued to pour it on. The team’s magnificent...

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Mixed reactions further complicate G-League’s alternative to college
Oct25

Mixed reactions further complicate G-League’s alternative to college

On Oct. 18, the G-League announced a new venture that would provide top high school basketball recruits with an alternative choice to playing in college. “Select contracts” worth $125,000 would be offered to elite prospects who are 18-years-old, but not yet draft eligible. On the surface, the G-League’s alternative sounds like an intriguing option for a high school basketball player, especially ones who come from rough areas and...

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“It’s called rugbrød”: Q&A with Softball Assistant Coach Daniel Nicolaisen
Oct20

“It’s called rugbrød”: Q&A with Softball Assistant Coach Daniel Nicolaisen

Daniel Nicolaisen is in his first year as an assistant coach for Seton Hall softball. Nicolaisen served as a volunteer coach during the 2017 season, but is now back in a bigger role.  Nicolaisen has brought a whole new system for evaluating and coaching hitters: Blast Motion. The program uses a tiny sensor placed on the end of each bat that detects a multitude of analytical measurables such as bat speed, attack angle, and body...

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Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses
Oct18

Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses

Two Seton Hall alumni were recently earned the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies’ Emerging Entrepreneur Award after successfully launching their own businesses since their graduation. Luciana Contuzzi, who graduated in 2013 as a finance and information technology major, owns Zest, a café serving gluten free and dairy free food. After graduating from Seton Hall, Contuzzi said the 9-to-5 work life was not for her. She opened Zest in...

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Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd
Oct18

Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd

Panic broke out at the recent Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Sept. 29 when concertgoers, including many Seton Hall students who were in attendance, mistakenly believed there was an active shooter. At the concert, there was a loud noise that scared people into thinking there was an active shooter. However, it was a false alarm. More than half dozen Seton Hall students and their friends attended the concert. Many students...

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SHU should be more transparent about where our money goes
Oct17

SHU should be more transparent about where our money goes

The financial burden of college students doesn’t stop at tuition. There are many other fees that are tacked onto the tuition bill that students have to pay. For example, according to the Seton Hall website, there is a one-time $300 new student fee. There is no explanation for what this money is used for or where it goes. It’s just a charge on every freshman’s account. On top of that fee, are additional fees for each semester. If you...

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E-cigarettes and vaping are still dangerous
Oct03

E-cigarettes and vaping are still dangerous

E-cigarettes and vaping have become popular among teens and college students. Some think that using an e-cigarette is healthier than smoking a regular cigarette. Regardless, using e-cigarettes and vaping still isn’t healthy. Recently, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that youth vaping is an “epidemic,” according to a September USA Today article. Since then, many have questioned the effect that e-cigarettes...

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Difficult women’s basketball slate finalized
Sep26

Difficult women’s basketball slate finalized

Last week, the remainder of the Seton Hall women’s basketball schedule was finalized. The Pirates will be itching to move on from and subsequently build upon a disappointing end to the 2017-18 season, a loss to Saint Joseph’s in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Despite an NIT bid, Seton Hall ended last season with an even 16-16 record. The roster has experienced significant turnover since then, but with...

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