As the final horn sounded at San Diego State's Viejas Arena on the night of March 18, the Seton Hall Pirates walked off the court dejected after suffering not only their largest loss of the season, but the also second-largest loss of the 2022 NCAA Tournament.
The late-game scare in the WNIT Final Four against Middle Tennessee almost ended the season, but it was the Jackrabbits that put the Pirates away in the Saturday afternoon matchup, 82-50.
Coming off a three-game win streak, the Seton Hall Pirates (4-18) looked to keep their momentum going as they hosted the Wagner Seahawks (3-18) at Owen T. Carroll Field on Wednesday. Junior LHP Aaron Groller got the start for Seton Hall, while Wagner sent out junior RHP Ruben Del Castillo.
As the St. Peter's Peacocks were ushered into Walsh Gym on Thursday, all eyes stopped and stared. A moment of realization set in, and the crowd rose to their feet and applauded the team that put on the most magical March Madness run ever. The Peacocks have been the center of the sports world's attention since becoming the first 15 seed to reach the Elite 8.
Per a release from the school, Seton Hall and Shaheen Holloway have agreed on a six-year contract that would bring the former Pirates' star home to helm the men's basketball program.
A Philadelphia native, Jordan chose to stay within the tri-state area and has committed to join the Seton Hall women’s basketball program beginning in Fall 2022.
Despite being on the road, Lauren Park-Lane and company powered through Levien Gymnasium to seal their first Final Four appearance, 78-75.
After an 11-0 run midway through the second half, Seton Hall overcame a 9-point deficit to advance to the Elite Eight, 78-71.
A sudden fourth quarter collapse from the Pirates nearly cost them the game, but the team prevailed to advance, 70-67.
Willard wraps up his tenure at The Hall as the program's 2nd all-time winningest men's basketball coaches and one of the country's premiere coaches.
The Seton Hall Pirates' season came to an unceremonious and deflating close as The Hall was blown out of the water in their first-round March Madness matchup with TCU. Mike Miles Jr. led the game with 21 points as the Horned Frogs sunk the Pirates with conviction, 69-42 on Friday.
Seton Hall will host Fairleigh Dickinson in the first round on Thursday, March 17th at 7:00 pm in Walsh Gymnasium.
The Pirates watched their Big East Championship dreams slip away as they dropped their quarterfinal matchup with UCONN on Thursday night. RJ Cole and Tyrese Martin led the Huskies with 17 points each as they thrashed the Pirates 62-52.
On the back of 17 points from senior Jared Rhoden and a deep, clutch three-pointer from graduate senior Jamir Harris, the Pirates downed the Georgetown Hoyas in a nailbiting, 57-53 victory.
Seton Hall continued their journey to make their first Big East Tournament Championship since falling to DePaul in 2015.
Big East Tournament play continued on Saturday as the Pirates faced Creighton for the last game of the night. In exciting fashion, Seton Hall stole the game and upset the Bluejays with a last-second midrange jumper from Mya Bembry to advance to the semifinals, 66-65.
Jared Rhoden scored 19 points in Seton Hall's regular season finale as the Pirates downed the Creighton Blue Jays 65-60 on Saturday to enter the Big East Tournament with a win. Alexis Yetna followed up with his eighth double-double of the season to go with Jamir Harris' 14 points and Tyrese Samuel's 11.
Round one of the Big East Tournament began on Friday, and Seton Hall was tasked with taking down No. 11 Butler.