Seton Hall listed as No. 8 seed, will face NC State in NCAA Tournament
Mar11

Seton Hall listed as No. 8 seed, will face NC State in NCAA Tournament

After being announced on TBS’s Selection Sunday show as an NCAA Tournament team, Seton Hall is allotted as a No. 8 seed and will play No. 9 seed NC State in Wichita, Kan. on Thursday, March 15 at 4:30 p.m. EST. The No. 8 selection comes as a surprise to many, as Seton Hall was listed as a No. 7 seed by all major bracketologists prior to the draw. As a No. 8 seed, the Pirates would have to face No. 1 seed Kansas in the second...

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NCAA Tournament seeding in question after early Big East Tournament exit
Mar09

NCAA Tournament seeding in question after early Big East Tournament exit

For the second consecutive year, Seton Hall could not box out. In last year’s Big East Tournament semifinals, the Pirates failed to box out Villanova star Josh Hart in the closing seconds, leading to a putback layup that wound up being the deciding factor. This season, with the clock winding down in the tournament quarterfinals, Butler point guard Kamar Baldwin blew by Seton Hall’s Michael Nzei on a pick and roll and found himself...

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Pirates bow out of Big East Tournament in quarterfinal exit
Mar09

Pirates bow out of Big East Tournament in quarterfinal exit

Madison Square Garden is a setting Seton Hall’s seniors have dominated in their four years, yet Thursday it was a stage for breakdown rather than triumph. Seton Hall’s quick start against the Bulldogs was just a flash in the pan, as No. 6-seed Butler fought back from a 14-point deficit to take the late lead and defeat No. 3-seed Seton Hall, 75-74. The Pirates’ 14-point edge came early and on a wave of momentum. A balanced scoring...

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Date with Butler awaits Seton Hall in Big East quarterfinals
Mar07

Date with Butler awaits Seton Hall in Big East quarterfinals

For Seton Hall basketball fans, there is no better time than March at Madison Square Garden. The last two years, the Pirates have played dramatic games, feeling both the exhilaration of a close win and the pain of a heartbreaking loss. This year, the No. 3-seed Pirates will face No. 6-seed Butler in their Big East Tournament quarterfinal matchup on March 8 at 9:30 p.m. In the teams’ last regular season game on March 3, the...

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Seton Hall ends season in similar position, falling to DePaul in Big East Quarterfinals
Mar04

Seton Hall ends season in similar position, falling to DePaul in Big East Quarterfinals

A deep postseason run was not meant to be for the Seton Hall women’s basketball program, as the 7th-seeded Pirates fell to the 2nd-seeded DePaul Blue Demons on Sunday night, 78-52, in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill. The upset-minded Pirates fought hard against a well-rested DePaul team that received six votes in the most recent Associated Press Top 25. The Blue Demons claimed a share of...

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Seton Hall advances behind dominant defense and in-form Jimenez
Mar04

Seton Hall advances behind dominant defense and in-form Jimenez

The Seton Hall women’s basketball squad did more than just survive on Saturday night, as it defeated the bottom-seeded Xavier Musketeers, 66-42, in the first round of the Big East Tournament at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill. Nicole Jimenez – who entered Saturday night with three straight double-digit scoring games – led all scorers with 12 points and seven rebounds for the Hall, while Shadeen Samuels finished a rebound shy of a...

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Seton Hall seniors steal show in victory over Butler
Mar03

Seton Hall seniors steal show in victory over Butler

On a night that was dedicated to honoring one of the most iconic senior classes in program history, it was only fitting that two members of it took over and helped the Pirates lock up the No. 3 seed in the Big East Tournament. Thanks to 25 points from Khadeen Carrington and 21 points and 10 rebounds from Angel Delgado, the Pirates held on for a 77-70 victory over a resilient Butler team that remained within striking distance...

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Carrington needed as a scorer for Pirates to achieve dreams
Mar01

Carrington needed as a scorer for Pirates to achieve dreams

Khadeen Carrington scampered down the court with the time ticking down in overtime on Feb. 24 at Madison Square Garden. When the senior guard grabbed hold of the rim and slammed the ball down through the hoop on a fast break, Seton Hall fans throughout the World’s Most Famous Arena erupted, as the team had won what had been a war of attrition with St. John’s. Carrington’s dazzling 22-point performance was the follow-up to another...

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Questions and injuries mount as Seton Hall loses to No. 4 Villanova in overtime
Mar01

Questions and injuries mount as Seton Hall loses to No. 4 Villanova in overtime

Many fans woke up on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and asked themselves a question: Can Seton Hall beat No. 4 Villanova? Later, that question became: Can Seton Hall beat Villanova without Desi Rodriguez? Then, at night during warmups, the question expanded: Can Seton Hall beat Villanova without Rodriguez and Jordan Walker? The freshman guard was ruled inactive with a reinjured thumb. After a first half where the Pirates shot 20.7 percent from...

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Seton Hall’s Senior Day: The planning behind the one-of-a-kind celebration
Mar01

Seton Hall’s Senior Day: The planning behind the one-of-a-kind celebration

On March 3, the Prudential Center will have the makings of a party. As seniors Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez, Khadeen Carrington and Ismael Sanogo scan the audience, they will see shirts and towels scattered across the arena with their faces on them in celebration of Senior Day. It will be a moment four years in the making, with the class set to be honored prior to the game against Butler with framed jerseys and acknowledgment from...

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Women’s basketball chaneling its strengths ahead of Big East Tournament
Mar01

Women’s basketball chaneling its strengths ahead of Big East Tournament

With 29 games in the book, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team is headed to Chicago for the Big East Tournament from March 3 to 6, where the Pirates hope to take part in three more. The Big East Tournament is always a challenge, but the bracket is even more difficult for a reeling Pirates team. The Hall ended its 2017-18 regular season on a five-game losing streak, its longest of the season. The end-of-season slide meant the...

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Lockdown defense the key to success for Seton Hall Men’s Basketballl
Mar01

Lockdown defense the key to success for Seton Hall Men’s Basketballl

For the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, it was not March that came in like a lion, but February. The team endured its toughest stretch of the season early in the month, as it suffered four straight losses at the hands of No. 1 Villanova, Marquette, Georgetown and No. 4 Xavier. In the closing weeks of the month, the Pirates showed their ability to overcome adversity, with three straight wins against DePaul, Providence and St. John’s....

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