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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After two consecutive Senior Night losses, the Pirates have finally sent their senior players out with a win as Seton Hall downed Georgetown 73-68 on Wednesday night. The Hoyas fell to 0-18 in conference play thanks to a 16-point effort from senior Jared Rhoden and an all-around showcase by sophomore Kadary Richmond.
Senior Jared Rhoden led the Seton Hall Pirates to a statement win as the guard scored 30 points in an 82-66 win over Xavier in Cincinnati on Saturday.
It was not pretty by any means, but the Seton Hall Pirates pulled out an all-important 66-60 win over the Butler Bulldogs on Wednesday night. Led by senior Jared Rhoden's 17 points and junior Tyrese Samuel's 14 points, the win propelled the Pirates back to .500 in Big East play at 8-8.