The Taurean Thompson era at Seton Hall is officially over.
Last Wednesday night, following the positive test of Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert, the league suspended its season.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the world, all sports leagues from professional to the recreational levels have either postponed or cancelled their events due to the risk of being vulnerable to the virus. Although not a “sport,” rather “sports-entertainment,” the WWE has shown no plans of slowing down or cancelling any other televised events.
Seton Hall ended the regular season with some serious issues on defense, allowing Villanova and Creighton to shoot a combined 46.5% from three. With Marquette and Markus Howard on deck in the quarterfinals, there’s a chance the Pirates can get gashed from beyond the arc if they don’t get their act together. What is it going to take for Seton Hall to sure up its perimeter defense in order to slow down Howard and company?
The Seton Hall women’s basketball team could not have picked a more opportune time to begin playing their best basketball of the season.
As swimming and diving coach Derek Sapp sends off many decorated seniors at the last event of the season, he is also excited at the potential of the underclassmen.
After a season of disappointing endings, at least from the individual perspectives of the Mets and Yankees, it was a pivotal offseason to improve upon their foundational rosters in hopes of capturing the World Series title.
March is a do or die time for college basketball teams, a time to leave everything on the court because each game could be your last. The Seton Hall women’s basketball team did just that on Sunday evening against DePaul in the Big East tournament semifinals, ultimately falling to the Blue Demons 83-80.
Heart over height. A credo for basketball players who are not blessed with the excess height that is perceived as necessary to succeed at the sport. Seton Hall women’s basketball freshman Lauren Park-Lane is one of these players whose ability shines through despite her diminutive stature. Park-Lane had 17 points and seven assists on Saturday afternoon to lead the Pirates to a thoroughly dominant 83-57 win over Butler in the quarterfinal round of Big East Tournament play in the Chicago. The Pirates hit 16 three pointers in the win, one triple short of the Big East Tournament record.
As the Seton Hall women’s basketball team heads into the last weekend of the regular season with a game against Xavier on Feb. 28 and one against Butler on March 1, the race in the Big East is as tight as ever.