Albany hands Pirates surprising first loss of the season
Dec13

Albany hands Pirates surprising first loss of the season

When asked about how her team needs to improve after their blowout win against Wagner on Friday night, Seton Hall interim head coach Lauren DeFalco said that the team must improve their overall defense. In DeFalco’s eyes, a poor shooting day was bound to come, but even she could not predict that day would be their next game. As Albany strolled into Walsh Gymnasium on Sunday on a last-minute scheduled game, so did Pirates head coach...

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Seton Hall crushes Wagner in second game of the season
Dec12

Seton Hall crushes Wagner in second game of the season

Despite a 47-point win against St. Peter’s on Tuesday, interim head coach Lauren DeFalco still saw major room for improvement for the Pirates to make prior to their next game. When the Wagner Seahawks strolled into the historic Walsh Gymnasium on Seton Hall’s campus on Friday, they would have no clue what hit them. In an offensive explosion, the Pirates beat down on the Seahawks by 43 points in their second game of the year, improving...

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Mamukelashvili has career game in Big East opener against St. John’s
Dec11

Mamukelashvili has career game in Big East opener against St. John’s

Sandro Mamukelashvili had tough end to Seton Hall’s non-conference schedule, scoring just six points and getting ejected against Wagner on Tuesday night. Ike Obiagu and Jared Rhoden picked up the offensive responsibilities following Mamukelashvili’s ejection, but the Georgian forward bounced back with a career-high 32-point performance against St. John’s to lead the Pirates to a win in their Big East opener. “I’m ecstatic with the way...

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Obiagu, Reynolds prove ready for starting roles during non-conference schedule
Dec10

Obiagu, Reynolds prove ready for starting roles during non-conference schedule

After a whirlwind month that included a two-week COVID-19 quarantine, six non-conference games over 13 days and the loss of Harvard graduate transfer Bryce Aiken to an injury in the first game of the season, Seton Hall starts Big East play Friday night at the Prudential Center against St. John’s.  The team has faced unusual adversity, but they persevered and came out with Shavar Reynolds and Ike Obiagu as ready starters in time...

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Seton Hall finish non-conference schedule with 33-point win over Wagner
Dec08

Seton Hall finish non-conference schedule with 33-point win over Wagner

After a tough three-game schedule over five days, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team finished off their non-conference schedule with a resounding win over Wagner. Despite Sandro Mamukelashvili being ejected from the game early in the second half, Jared Rhoden and Ike Obiagu combined for 42 points on the night to carry the team’s offensive load. The tone was set early in the game for the Pirates as Obiagu slammed in the opening...

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Seton Hall pulls off gritty comeback win over Penn State
Dec06

Seton Hall pulls off gritty comeback win over Penn State

Coming off the heels of two straight losses to Rhode Island and No. 21 Oregon, the Pirates came into the game desperately needing a victory. After coming out the gates sluggish and going down by as many as 19 points, Seton Hall fought off defensive woes and inconsistent free throws to beat Penn State 98-92 in overtime. Once the ball was tipped, the Pirates looked outmatched. Looking lethargic, even the team’s leaders struggled to get...

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Seton Hall handed comprehensive third loss of the season by No. 21 Oregon
Dec04

Seton Hall handed comprehensive third loss of the season by No. 21 Oregon

With the opportunity to make amends for last season’s loss to No. 21 University of Oregon, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team sputtered on the court again. The Pirates started the match slow, allowing Oregon to go on a 9-0 run after Myles Cale opened the match with a three-point shot and struggling to get Sandro Mamukelashvili involved in the game. Despite outscoring the Ducks 16-15 in the final five minutes of the game, the Pirates...

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Seton Hall start slow, struggle from the line in loss to Rhode Island
Dec02

Seton Hall start slow, struggle from the line in loss to Rhode Island

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team lost their third game of the season to the University of Rhode Island 63-76 on Wednesday night. It was a very slow start to the game for the Pirates as they missed their first four shots of the game and allowed Rhode Island to go on a 9-0 run. Sandro Mamukelashvili scored two early free throws – a rare occurrence for Seton Hall in this game – but would not score his first shot from the field until...

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Pirates bounce back with resounding win over Iona
Dec01

Pirates bounce back with resounding win over Iona

Not all surprises in college sports are good surprises, but the last-minute arrangement of Seton Hall’s game against Iona on Monday night was a pleasant one for Kevin Willard and the Pirates. While it served as another good tune-up ahead of their Big East schedule in December, it also provided Willard with the opportunity to get a nice 86-64 win over his old mentor, Rick Pitino, in the Pirates’ home-opener at the Prudential Center....

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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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Women’s basketball team pauses activities after positive COVID-19 tests; will delay start of season
Nov20

Women’s basketball team pauses activities after positive COVID-19 tests; will delay start of season

The Seton Hall women’s basketball program postponed its first two Big East games of the year following positive COVID-19 test results among “Tier 1” team personnel on Nov. 20, according to a release from the athletic department. The Pirates were scheduled to play at Butler on Dec. 4 then host the University of Connecticut on Dec. 6 at the Walsh Gymnasium. Their three tune-up games against Rider, Saint Peter’s...

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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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