Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend
Feb06

Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend

The use of the three-point shot has become more common in Division I men’s basketball in recent years. The top 20 teams in the country with the most three-pointers attempted has gradually risen from 18,037 to 19,205 in only three seasons. The NCAA first recognized the three-point arc in the 1986-87 season and there has been an average of 21.9 attempts from downtown in 2018. On Jan. 27, the Seton Hall’s men’s basketball team fell,...

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Samuels leading the way for surprise Pirates
Jan31

Samuels leading the way for surprise Pirates

Underdogs are often built upon the collective overachievement of their players, but in certain cases, an individual player making the jump to the next level is all it takes to defy a team’s expectations. For Shadeen Samuels, her Big East averages of 20.7 points and 9.9 rebounds per game go a long way in putting her in that selective group of individuals. At the beginning of the season, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team was...

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Pirates’ dominant homecourt performance secures bounce-back win
Jan27

Pirates’ dominant homecourt performance secures bounce-back win

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated Georgetown, 76-63, on Sunday afternoon with the aid of another 20-point performance from the team’s leading scorer Shadeen Samuels. Samuels was hot from the opening tip, going 3-for-5 from beyond the arc on her way to 13 first half points. In the second half, it was more of the same as she guided the ship for the Pirates with timely steals and drawn fouls on the Hoyas. Samuels has now...

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Sloppy play gets the best of Seton Hall in loss to No. 18 Villanova
Jan27

Sloppy play gets the best of Seton Hall in loss to No. 18 Villanova

Seton Hall had a week off to recharge, get healthy and work out the kinks that had plagued the Pirates throughout their recent losing streak. The expectation was that they would come out energized and hungry to end their three-game skid. Instead, Seton Hall couldn’t get out of its own way and turned in arguably its worst showing of the season in an 80-52 loss to No. 18 Villanova on Sunday. “I think Nova came out fighting more than us....

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Pirates fail to convert in frustrating loss to Villanova
Jan27

Pirates fail to convert in frustrating loss to Villanova

Despite leading when heading into the final quarter, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team was unable to come away with a victory against Villanova on Friday evening, falling 70-66. The Pirates got off to a quick start, courtesy of Shadeen Samuels, who had six of their first eight points. Both teams struggled to find a groove as the game opened, shooting under 35 percent each, but at the end of the quarter, the Pirates led 14-11. The...

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Seton Hall’s best season since 2006 ends in a loss
Nov01

Seton Hall’s best season since 2006 ends in a loss

The shots were firing against Villanova in the final game of the season for Seton Hall, but the Pirates could not get any past the keeper on Wednesday night, ultimately losing by a final score of 1-0. The lone goal of the contest came in the second half, with Villanova midfielder Zach Zandi putting in a shot from the right side of the field off a cross. The Pirates were unable to respond, dropping the game which was the final contest...

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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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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Oct30

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...

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Pirates dominated by Butler in loss
Sep29

Pirates dominated by Butler in loss

On Thursday, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team fell, 3-0, to Butler University. The loss keeps the team winless in Big East play and puts them at 2-5-4 overall. In the first half, the Pirates were able to hold Butler to one goal, however the Bulldogs scored one minute into the second half to secure the momentum for the rest of the match. Butler ended the day with 18 shots compared to Seton Hall’s two. The Pirates offense had a few...

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Young Pirates will be tested in 2018-19
Sep19

Young Pirates will be tested in 2018-19

With Seton Hall’s full men’s basketball schedule having been released, it’s time to take a look at what lies ahead for a young Pirates’ team this upcoming season. Kevin Willard scheduled this way for a reason. Seton Hall’s 10th-year head coach believes in the talent on his roster, even though the Pirates are young and inexperienced. With Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez, Ismael Sanogo and Angel Delgado gone, this year’s version of...

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Pitching leads Pirates to historic start in Big East play
May02

Pitching leads Pirates to historic start in Big East play

The Seton Hall baseball team is accomplishing feats that have not occurred since before the Pirates’ current players were born. Seton Hall has won eight of its first nine Big East games, taking two out of three against Xavier, and more recently sweeping Butler and Villanova. The last time Seton Hall had such a dominant start was 29 years ago, when the 1989 Pirates won 13 of their first 14 Big East contests. Despite midweek losses...

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Women’s tennis bounces back to down Villanova
Apr15

Women’s tennis bounces back to down Villanova

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team was able to capture a win over Big East rivals Villanova on Saturday afternoon, 4-3, in Villanova, Pa. The win came 24 hours after the Pirates Senior Day loss to Marquette on April 13. Showing an ability to turn the page from that 4-1 loss, the Pirates defeated a Villanova team that entered the day with four more wins than Seton Hall. The Pirates No. 1 doubles team of Anicka Fajnorova and Luize...

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