Seton Hall comes from behind to knock off No. 5 Butler
Jan15

Seton Hall comes from behind to knock off No. 5 Butler

Something special is brewing in South Orange. Down 10 at the end of the first half with nothing working offensively, Seton Hall found itself tasked with coming from behind by double digits Hinkle Fieldhouse against a top-five Butler squad. Instead of rolling over and succumbing to a stifling Butler defense, the Pirates did what they do best. They fought back. Sparked by dominant play in the paint by Romaro Gill, timely scores by Myles...

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Seton Hall survives late Xavier surge for fifth consecutive win
Jan08

Seton Hall survives late Xavier surge for fifth consecutive win

Seton Hall toppled Xavier by a final score of 83-71 to extend its winning streak to five in Cincinnati on Wednesday night. With the win, Seton Hall not only snapped Xavier’s 13-game home winning streak, but the Pirates remain perfect in Big East play and improve to 3-0 in conference play for only the fourth time in program history and the first time since the 2017-18 season. An initially slow start to the night quickly turned...

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Seton Hall suffers epic collapse in Battle 4 Atlantis loss to Oregon
Nov28

Seton Hall suffers epic collapse in Battle 4 Atlantis loss to Oregon

A star-studded performance from Myles Powell was simply not enough for Seton Hall to take down No. 11 Oregon in the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thanksgiving eve. After playing well for most of the night, Seton Hall’s offense disappeared and the Pirates allowed Oregon to end the game on a 20-6 run that resulted in a 19-point comeback and 71-69 win for the Ducks. Up 54-37 following a barrage of threes from Powell, it looked like Seton Hall had...

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Shadeen Samuels named to Naismith Trophy watchlist
Nov06

Shadeen Samuels named to Naismith Trophy watchlist

The Atlanta Tipoff Club named Seton Hall senior Shadeen Samuels to the Women’s Citizen Naismith Trophy Watch List on Wednesday. This award recognizes the best player in women’s NCAA Div. I college basketball. Samuels is one of 50 Watch List candidates and joins DePaul’s Chante Stonewall as the only two Big East players nominated for the award. The Pac-12 Conference lead the way in nominees with 11 for the 2019-20 season. “We’re so...

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Obiagu shines, Seton Hall makes history in season-opening win over Wagner
Nov06

Obiagu shines, Seton Hall makes history in season-opening win over Wagner

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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DOVE offers assistance to Hurricane Dorian victims
Oct04

DOVE offers assistance to Hurricane Dorian victims

In the wake of the Category Five storm that ripped across the Atlantic Ocean in early September, ravaging the Bahamas and Southern U.S. coastline, Seton Hall University’s Office of Mission and Ministry is orchestrating a drive for victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas through Catholic Relief Services. Markela Quin/Staff photographer A BBC news article from Sept. 9 reported that Hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas in disarray, with...

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Four teams vie for final two MLS playoff spots on  Decision Day
Oct02

Four teams vie for final two MLS playoff spots on Decision Day

As the final weekend of the MLS regular season approaching, the Portland Timbers, FC Dallas, San Jose Earthquakes and Colorado Rapids will try and secure a spot. Portland and Dallas currently sit in the final two spots available in the Western Conference on 46 and 45 points respectively, while San Jose and Colorado sit just below them on 44 and 42 points. With the Eastern Conference’s playoff teams having been locked in at the end of...

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Xie Claims Top Spot Individually, Pirates Claim Third in Hartford
Sep22

Xie Claims Top Spot Individually, Pirates Claim Third in Hartford

This year’s freshman class of golfers has been given extremely high expectations. After the losses of Gen Nagai and Chris Yeom, the new class of James Bosworth, Ian Lee, and Wenliang Xie have a tough four-year act to follow as it looks to make a splash in the collegiate golf world. Of the three newcomers, Xie is gotten off to the fastest start. The Chinese native, who attended high school in California, made his first collegiate...

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Late collapse sees Pirates fall to Creighton in Big East Tournament
May24

Late collapse sees Pirates fall to Creighton in Big East Tournament

Fourth seed Seton Hall fell short against first seed Creighton in the first round of the Big East Baseball Tournament by a score of 10-9 on Thursday afternoon. The Pirates dropped an 8-4 lead heading into the eighth inning following a near hour long delay due to lightning. The Bluejays put three runs past Seton Hall in the bottom of the eighth before Jared Wegner scored the winning run on an error by Matt Toke at first base on a...

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KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault  awareness in April
Apr10

KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault awareness in April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and the group KNOW MORE is utilizing it to promote events that raise attention about sexual assault on college campuses. KNOW MORE is an organization of Student Life whose purpose is to provide critical information on the prevention of sexual violence, alcohol, narcotics and bystander intervention to the Seton Hall campus community. While KNOW MORE provides programs all year long that seek to...

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Despite end result, Seton Hall’s Big East Tournament run a noteworthy achievement
Mar17

Despite end result, Seton Hall’s Big East Tournament run a noteworthy achievement

This year’s Seton Hall team was never supposed to sniff Big East Championship Saturday at Madison Square Garden. After losing four seniors and three 1,000-point scorers, the Pirates were better suited as a bottom-third team in the conference with designs on an NIT appearance. At best, this team could maybe avoid the dreaded first day of the Big East Tournament and maybe scrap for a win against another middle of the pack team. At least...

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Q&A with Mark Maben, General Manager of WSOU
Mar06

Q&A with Mark Maben, General Manager of WSOU

Matt Ambrose recently sat down with Mark Maben, WSOU General Manager. The student-run radio station has been inducted into the Radio Rock Hall of Fame in 2018 and was awarded the Marconi Award in 2016 for the best Non-Commercial Radio Station of the Year.  Maben oversees the program and discussed notable moments throughout his tenure and focused on WSOU’s sports reporting. File Photo Matt Ambrose: How long have you been working at...

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