Pirates fall to Louisville in season-opener
Nov27

Pirates fall to Louisville in season-opener

The result didn’t go their way, but the Seton Hall men’s basketball team returned to action for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellations of the Big East and NCAA tournaments back in March. Though the familiar faces of Myles Powell, Quincy McKnight and Romaro Gill were no longer in the starting five for the Pirates, the resilience and grit of this Seton Hall team from last season was still there. After...

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Myles Powell to sign with the New York Knicks after going undrafted
Nov19

Myles Powell to sign with the New York Knicks after going undrafted

Following the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday night, Seton Hall and college basketball fans took to Twitter to voice their complaints over former Seton Hall men’s basketball star Myles Powell going undrafted. Many outlets had projected that Powell would be taken late in the second round, but when the New Orleans Pelicans selected Utah State’s Sam Merrill as the last pick of this year’s draft, both confusion and frustration swarmed social...

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NCAA in talks to relocate entire March Madness tournament to Indianapolis amid coronavirus uncertainty
Nov16

NCAA in talks to relocate entire March Madness tournament to Indianapolis amid coronavirus uncertainty

The 2021 NCAA Tournament’s 13 predetermined preliminary round sites will be relocated to a single region due to growing concern over the spread of COVID-19, the NCAA announced on Monday. The NCAA said it is in discussions with the state of Indiana and city of Indianapolis to host the 68-team tournament within the metropolitan area during the scheduled dates in March and April. Indianapolis had already been slated to host the Men’s...

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Seton Hall halts all men’s basketball activities after positive COVID-19 test results
Nov11

Seton Hall halts all men’s basketball activities after positive COVID-19 test results

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team “has paused all team activities due to positive COVID-19 test results,” the school’s athletic department announced Wednesday night. The cases are reported to be among the program’s Tier 1 personnel, which include student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff. The test results came exactly two weeks before the team’s season opener against Winthrop on Nov. 25 in the Louisville multi-team event. Seton...

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Seton Hall given December slate of conference games
Oct28

Seton Hall given December slate of conference games

Just days after ESPN’s cancelation of several college basketball bubble tournaments at Walt Disney World, the Big East Conference dropped a full slate of conference games set to begin on Dec. 11, likely assuring Seton Hall of at least five games this season.  The conference only released a slate of 23 games throughout the course of the month and is set to start conference play with three headline games — including UConn’s...

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Pirates fifth in Coaches Poll, Mamu earns preseason All-Conference honors
Oct28

Pirates fifth in Coaches Poll, Mamu earns preseason All-Conference honors

Sandro Mamukelashvili received Preseason All-Big East First Team honors and Seton Hall was ranked fifth in this year’s Preseason Coaches Poll during Wednesday’s Big East Media Day. Photo via SHU Athletics Despite having finished in a three-way tie for the regular season conference title last season, the Pirates were picked below Villanova, Creighton, Providence and conference-returners UConn. Villanova was the outright favorite in...

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Bryce Aiken raring to go for Pirates in homecoming season
Oct23

Bryce Aiken raring to go for Pirates in homecoming season

College basketball has been on an eight-month hiatus since COVID-19 initially hit the U.S. in late February. The anticipation for the upcoming season is as strong as ever among programs and fans alike, but the 2020-21 season means so much more for Seton Hall’s graduate transfer Bryce Aiken. After three years at Harvard culminated in an Ivy League Rookie of the Year honor and two first-team All-Ivy appearances, Aiken’s senior year was...

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Brandon Weston commits to Seton Hall

Brandon Weston, the No. 60 overall prospect in the class of 2021 according to Top247, committed to Seton Hall University Sunday afternoon. The 6-foot-5 small forward chose the Pirates over other offers from Michigan, Western Illinois, Pittsburgh, Wake Forest and Illinois. He also joins the program as Seton Hall’s highest rated high school recruit since 2013 when Jaren Sina – the No. 24 point guard in the nation – committed to the...

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Tyler Powell commits to Seton Hall
Aug09

Tyler Powell commits to Seton Hall

2021 Ribet Academy wing Tyler Powell announced his commitment to play college basketball at Seton Hall University via Instagram Live on Saturday, Aug. 8. Powell is the second 2021 commit for Seton Hall, joining Ryan Conway who announced his commitment earlier this year. Photo via Asbury Park Press The California native chose Seton Hall over the likes of Nevada, Pepperdine, UCSB, Washington State, New Mexico, TCU, Stanford and LMU....

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Sandro Mamukelashvili opts to stay at Seton Hall for senior year
Aug06

Sandro Mamukelashvili opts to stay at Seton Hall for senior year

Sandro Mamukelashvili announced on his Instagram page that he would not be entering the NBA Draft on Aug. 1, opting instead to return to Seton Hall to play out his senior year with the Pirates. A leader in the locker room, Mamukelashvili’s decision to stay in South Orange paints a better picture for Seton Hall’s chances of making another NCAA Tournament berth and potential Big East title. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDXnDQrnMng/...

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Jeff Ngandu commits to Seton Hall
May08

Jeff Ngandu commits to Seton Hall

Orangeville Prep’s (Canada) Jeff Ngandu became the third member of Seton Hall’s 2020 recruiting class Friday night after announcing his commitment to the Pirates via his social media platforms. Photo via North Pole Hoops Here’s the basics on Seton Hall’s newest commit: Name: Jeff NganduPosition: CenterHeight, Weight: 6-foot-9, 220 poundsHometown: Mono, Ontario, Canada Recruitment Ngandu committed to Seton Hall over Big East rivals...

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Ryan Conway commits to Seton Hall
May04

Ryan Conway commits to Seton Hall

Seton Hall added its first 2021 recruit Monday night as Dulaney High School (MD) point guard Ryan Conway announced his committment to the Pirates via Instagram video post. Here’s the basics on Seton Hall’s newest commit: Name: Ryan ConwayPosition: Point GuardHeight, Weight: 6-foot-1, 160 poundsHometown: Lutherville Timonium, MD Recruitment Conway committed to Seton Hall over Big East rivals Providence and Marquette as well as...

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