Park-Lane’s performance not enough to see out victory for Seton Hall over Villanova
Jan07

Park-Lane’s performance not enough to see out victory for Seton Hall over Villanova

Coming off a 12-point comeback victory over Providence on Sunday which included 20-point performances from Lauren Park-Lane and Mya Jackson, the Pirates sought to go above .500 in Big East play on Wednesday with a win over Villanova. The Pirates got off to a hot start, going ahead by as many as 10 points with one-minute left in the first quarter. However, the defense allowed the Wildcats to make a big run that propelled them ahead of...

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Seton Hall’s first Big East Tournament title: An Oral history of a program-defining moment
Dec29

Seton Hall’s first Big East Tournament title: An Oral history of a program-defining moment

On April 3, 1989, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team played in their first and only NCAA national championship game at the Kingdome in Seattle. The Pirates were without a regular season or conference tournament title to their name in those days, but program legends like John Morton, Daryll Walker and Ramón Ramos were playing the best basketball of their careers to get the team to the pinnacle of college basketball games that season....

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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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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 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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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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FLASH rep shines as Mr. Buzzworthy in Mr. Philippines pageant
Nov29

FLASH rep shines as Mr. Buzzworthy in Mr. Philippines pageant

Alfonso Sibayan Jr., a junior social and behavioral sciences major, represented the Filipino League at Seton Hall (FLASH) in the Mr. Philippines (PI) pageant on Nov. 14.  Sibayan, who also serves as the FLASH president, said he was chosen as the male representative and immediately got to work in preparing for the event along with his entourage, who spent a month helping him plan, execute and deliver his performances. For the past...

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Poetry-in-the-Round hosts author Elif Batuman for last event of semester
Nov29

Poetry-in-the-Round hosts author Elif Batuman for last event of semester

Seton Hall hosted its last Poetry-in-the-Round event for the semester on Nov. 17 which featured Elif Batuman, the author of the memoir “The Possessed” and novel “The Idiot.”  Batuman discussed with students her reasoning for writing these works and read from her unreleased sequel to “The Idiot” during the event. In 2018, Batuman’s novel “The Idiot” was a Pulitzer Prize in Fiction finalist and is about Selin, a college freshman...

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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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Humans of Seton Hall University: Society limited him, but he didn’t limit himself
Nov25

Humans of Seton Hall University: Society limited him, but he didn’t limit himself

Daniel Baluch’s story Some see this Seton Hall student as a business student or a fraternity member. Others see him as a tour guide. Then there’s some who know him as an artist. And perhaps a social advocate, too. But everyone knows him as Daniel Baluch, a junior marketing major.  Behind his college identity, Baluch grew up as a young Pakistani kid paralyzed with fear due to microaggressions against his ethnicity. Instead of...

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SHU reflects on Thanksgiving during pandemic
Nov24

SHU reflects on Thanksgiving during pandemic

With Thanksgiving coming later this week, Seton Hall students have been traveling home in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. While many students look forward to this holiday and time of year, the pandemic has caused many aspects of Thanksgiving to change. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said in a press conference on Nov. 16,the state’s government is “urging everyone to keep their Thanksgiving plans as small as possible” since...

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Athletics launches ‘SHE Can’ initiative
Nov23

Athletics launches ‘SHE Can’ initiative

The Seton Hall athletic department launched the “SHE Can” Initiative on Nov. 9 to allow female athletes to see themselves in a professional realm through networking events and mentorship opportunities. “Athletics really is a vehicle to learn those life skills, so I think it’s really important that they see themselves in that life after college mode and the more we can do to provide that, the better we’re going to be as a department,”...

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