Pirate Preview: Palpable buzz surrounding men’s basketball
Jun17

Pirate Preview: Palpable buzz surrounding men’s basketball

Coming off a season that came to a disappointing end in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the Pirates are primed to be the best teams in the Big East in 2019-20. The Setonian’s Tyler Calvaruso, Justin Sousa, Kevin Kopf and Kyle Beck take a look at what’s in store for Seton Hall next season. 1.) What does the return of Myles Powell mean for Seton Hall heading into next season? Everyone: It is impossible to overstate...

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Seton Hall’s non-conference schedule is shaping up to be arguably the toughest in program history
Jun17

Seton Hall’s non-conference schedule is shaping up to be arguably the toughest in program history

With expectations surrounding Seton Hall at an all-time high heading into the 2019-20 season, coach Kevin Willard has put together a monster non-conference schedule that will test his team and put them in a position to control its own destiny once the NCAA Tournament rolls around. Even before the blockbuster addition of likely preseason No. 1 Michigan State in the Gavitt Games at the Prudential Center on Nov. 14, Seton Hall’s...

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Myles Powell will return to Seton Hall for senior year
May29

Myles Powell will return to Seton Hall for senior year

After spending the last month testing the NBA draft waters, Seton Hall star Myles Powell has elected to return to South Orange for his senior year. Following a workout at the Roc Nation pro day in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Powell announced that he was staying in school to play one last season with the Pirates. https://twitter.com/Myles_MBP_23/status/1133863154121728000 Throughout the draft process, Powell participated in the G-League...

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Jets, Giants take necessary risks at NFL Draft
May01

Jets, Giants take necessary risks at NFL Draft

he New York Giants and New York Jets each entered the 2019 NFL Draft with glaring concerns. The teams made their respective selections with confidence over the course of the few days, but it remains to be seen how it will all pan out. For starters, general manager Mike Maccagnan and the Jets have prided themselves on taking the best player available when presented with options. Thus, it comes as no surprise that the Jets chose to...

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Alpha Gam and Phi Delt sweep Greek Week
May01

Alpha Gam and Phi Delt sweep Greek Week

After a week of competitions and fundraisers, the Greek Municipal Assembly (GMA) announced the team of Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta the winners of Seton Hall’s annual Greek Week competition. The team of Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta won this year’s annual Greek Week. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor Joshua Corpuz, a senior diplomacy major and secretary of GMA, said Greek Week is an annual event that consists...

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Freshman sensation and senior star reflect on cross country season
Apr24

Freshman sensation and senior star reflect on cross country season

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams have enjoyed quality seasons, as one has been paced by a well-versed senior peaking at the right time and the other has been led by a freshman who consistently reaches podium finishes. The former, Jarod Moser, lacked the confidence to do well in races earlier on in his career. Head coach John Moon saw something him that changed his in-race mentality. “Coming into my sophomore year,...

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NBA playoffs exciting as ever despite LeBron James’ absence
Apr24

NBA playoffs exciting as ever despite LeBron James’ absence

The NBA kingdom holding court without its king, Lebron James, in the playoffs is something many would have never envisioned. However, the 2019 playoffs have made the impossible real – James has missed the playoffs for the first time since 2005, his second season after being drafted out of high school. James’ Lakers underachieved throughout the regular season and missed the playoffs in a stacked Western Conference. Unless James’ finds...

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First five will shape 2019 NFL Draft
Apr24

First five will shape 2019 NFL Draft

While football enthusiasts may be forced to endure a stretch without meaningful football in the summer, there is an entirely different way to support the league’s franchises – the 2019 NFL Draft. Like clockwork, major networks round up their most well-known and charismatic personalities to pontificate each year’s draft board.However, as analysts and experts often find out, it is difficult to predict each year how the draft will shake...

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Baseball falls short in doubleheader against ranked TCU
Apr15

Baseball falls short in doubleheader against ranked TCU

The Seton Hall baseball team dropped both games of its doubleheader Saturday against Texas Christian University, bringing its season record to 14-17. This was the Pirates’ first meeting with TCU ever and their first meeting with a nationally ranked opponent this season. Ricky DeVito allowed only one run in the game’s first five innings before TCU scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 5-0 lead over the Pirates. DeVito...

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SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch
Apr11

SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch

Seton Hall held its ninth annual Pirates Pitch Competition on April 3 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Pirates Pitch is a competition for students who want to pitch their own start-up business idea or have already started their own business. This year, there were four judges, all Seton Hall alumni, who each had $4,000 to invest into the teams. After each of the four teams presented their ideas, there was a period of questions from the...

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Mind over Matter: Women’s Tennis’ focus approaching Big East Championship
Apr10

Mind over Matter: Women’s Tennis’ focus approaching Big East Championship

Before an extremely competitive weekend against some of the conference’s top teams, Seton Hall women’s tennis was surging. Pirates’ tennis is treading into waters of unfamiliar territory for the program since 2013-14 season: a winning record. They have already won on four different occasions by the score 7-0 and on three different occasions in which they only gave up one point. Seton Hall is 13-8 overall and currently sit at 5-4 in...

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Texas Tech vs. Virginia title game saved March Madness
Apr10

Texas Tech vs. Virginia title game saved March Madness

Every March, college basketball fans sit glued to the television for hours at a time to watch their favorite team, on top of other countless great teams, in the NCAA Tournament. Each tournament, there are upsets, buzzer beaters, and moments that define the “Big Dance.” For some reason, however, the 2019 version just did not seem the same. The first round might be part of this. No team higher than a 13-seed won its Round of 64 matchup,...

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