Coach: Kevin Willard (Two seasons at Seton hall 34-30) Overall 79-75, 5 years
2011-12: Record 21-13 overall, 8-10 in Big East( Tie 9th)
Starters Returning (3) Aaron Crosby, Fuquan Edwin, Patrik Auda
Preseason Tournament: Hall of Fame Tip-Off
Top Non-Conference Games: at LSU, at Wake Forest
Transfers In: Kyle Smyth (Iona – eligible immediately); Sterling Gibbs (Texas)
Sat Out: Gene Teague (Southern Illinois); Brian Oliver (Georgia Tech); Kevin Johnson (freshman); Tommy Maayan (freshman)
The Pirates started out hot going 15-2 but they struggled down the stretch and missed the NCAA tournament. Now the bad news for coach Kevin Willard he loses his top two scores from last year’s team, but the Pirates bring back pretty much everyone else. Seton Hall also brings in some transfers the will help right away.
Leading the Pirates will be swingman Fuquan Edwin (12.5 ppg). Edwin gets in both on both ends on the court; he led the Big East in steal last season. Patrik Auda (6.8 ppg) wil...