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 using offensive stability to find early success
Nov14

Pirates using offensive stability to find early success

As the Seton Hall women’s basketball team hits the meat of its non-conference schedule, there are plenty of things to be pleased with regarding the team’s play. Head coach Anthony Bozzella has led his Pirates to a 4-0 start for the first time in four years. This year has been different for Seton Hall, as the team has found success in a variety of ways compared to years past. This season’s squad has been dominant offensively and has...

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SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career
Nov14

SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career

Before he became the New Jersey Devil’s radio play-by-play broadcaster, Matt Loughlin graduated from SHU in 1979 with a degree in marketing. Loughlin said that he was trying to decide between Seton Hall and Rutgers. “When I visited Seton Hall it just struck me as just a nice place, warm and inviting,” Loughlin said. “I was accepted at Rutgers but in the end I decided that Seton Hall was the place for me.” Loughlin said that after his...

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Butler a worthy trade for 76ers
Nov14

Butler a worthy trade for 76ers

The Minnesota chapter of Jimmy Butler’s career has finally come to an end and while a reunion with Tom Thibodeau sounded the part, his longtime head coach decided that it was time for both parties to move on. After weeks of evaluating offers from a multitude of teams, the Timberwolves elected to pull the trigger on a deal that included young players with upside and draft capital. The Philadelphia 76ers acquired Butler and Justin...

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Cardaci proving to be jack of all trades for SHU
Nov14

Cardaci proving to be jack of all trades for SHU

After draining 13 three-pointers in her first two games at Seton Hall, labeling Victoria Cardaci as a sharpshooter would be an appropriate tag. In three years at Clemson, Cardaci knocked down 109 shots from beyond the arc while appearing in 74 games for the Tigers. Cardaci was a specialist on a Clemson team that finished below .500 every year she was with the team. Now, her role has expanded and the graduate student has been able to...

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Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on
Nov07

Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on

Top prospects, clutch performers, high-flying dunkers and record-setting nights rightfully dominate the college basketball media’s attention. The viewing public has shown time and again that it can never get enough of the game’s brightest stars, and their incredible feats certainly deserve the recognition. The supporting cast, however, including walk-on players, is what truly helps teams succeed. There is usually a player or two on...

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Seton Hall not phased by low spot in Big East coaches’ poll
Nov07

Seton Hall not phased by low spot in Big East coaches’ poll

After losing Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo, it is no surprise that expectations surrounding Seton Hall are not all that high. The Pirates are young and rather inexperienced. Myles Powell returns as the only starter from last season’s NCAA Tournament team, and while Myles Cale and Sandro Mamukelashvili did see time off the bench, they will be starters for the first time in their collegiate careers...

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Steady bench production needed for Seton Hall to contend
Nov07

Steady bench production needed for Seton Hall to contend

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team enter the 2018-19 regular season with many questions that need to be answered and many new faces entering the fold. While the Big East preseason coaches’ poll indicated a transition year for the Pirates, the bench production for this year’s team hopes to aid the gap left behind by last year’s senior class. In the 2017-18, depth was one of the better parts of the men’s basketball team. Due to...

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Seniors ready to lead charge for women’s basketball
Nov07

Seniors ready to lead charge for women’s basketball

This season, the women’s basketball team will feature five seniors. The past two years, the senior classes only included two players, but now, veteran leadership will be a major part of a team looking to bounce back from a 16-16 record last season. Barbara Johnson is one of the five following a transfer from Ole Miss. Before her time in Mississippi, she played at Chipola College, averaging 11.8 points on 43 percent shooting. In...

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Powell thriving as centerpiece on and off the court
Nov07

Powell thriving as centerpiece on and off the court

When Myles Powell walks into the Seton Hall practice gym, the faces that he once turned to for guidance are no longer there. For the first two years of his college career, Powell could always go to Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo with any questions or concerns. It was a formula that worked for the Trenton native, as advice from the core four helped him to develop into the Big East’s Most Improved...

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Women’s basketball success potentially higher than poll ranking
Nov01

Women’s basketball success potentially higher than poll ranking

The Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll for women’s basketball can be misleading to the depth that returns to the hardwood for the Seton Hall Pirates this season. The team acquired three transfers from talented programs that includes a former five-star recruit who has been recently made eligible to play this season. The top two teams from last year, who split the conference’s regular season trophy, are returning a similar number of...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Nov01

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis. Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their highest...

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