ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Sterling Gibbs scored 40 points to lead Seton Hall to an 84-80 win over Illinois State to claim the Paradise Jam Tournament title.
Seton Hall (4-0) used a 17-point run midway through the first half, including a pair of 3-pointers by Gibbs, to turn a 4-point lead into a 41-27 advantage at the half.
Illinois State trimmed the lead to seven with...
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ST. TOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Sterling Gibbs scored 16 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to help lift Seton Hall to an 85-67 win over Gardner-Webb in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam on Sunday.
Seton Hall (3-0) opened with a 12-3 burst that included 3-pointers from Isaiah Whitehead and Jaren Sina to take an early lead that was never challenged. The Pirates took a 39...
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Part of what makes March Madness great is that you can always expect the unexpected. In the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament on Thursday, eighth-seeded Seton Hall faced the tournament’s top seed, and No. 3 team in the country, Villanova. On paper, it appeared to be a total mismatch. Seton Hall came into […]
They are hurting on the main-line right now.
This won’t stop Villanova from being a 2-seed in the NCAA tournament, but it will be the shot heard around Philly for at least the next week or so.
Seton Hall kicked off the madness of March days before the NCAA Tournament field is even set. The Pirates knocked No. 3 Villanova out of the Big East Tournament with a stunning buzzer beater...
This won’t be the same Big East Tournament as it once was, but that doesn’t mean it won’t have excitement. Villanova had slim hopes of a #1 seed in next week’s NCAA Tournament, and needed a strong showing at Madison Square Garden to lock it up. Well, Seton Hall just ruined that plan with a […]Continue reading...
This year’s Big East Tournament may not have all the big names we’re accustomed to, but it has been crazier than ever so far. Coming off of last night’s DePaul upset of Georgetown, which knocked the Hoyas off of the bubble, Seton Hall kept the insanity going with a win over top-seeded Villanova.
The Pirates ran out to an early 22-11 lead against the Wildcats, but Villanova...
Back-and-forth finish during the Seton Hall- Villanova Big East Tournament game ended in this incredible Sterling Gibbs step-back as time expired. Two wins in two days for the Pirates, who will play the winner of Providence/St. John’s. March Madness!
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To open up quarterfinal action Thursday at the Big East Tournament, No. 8 seed Seton Hall opened up a 15-point lead on No. 1 seed Villanova, also ranked No. 3 nationally. Villanova stormed back in the second half and the teams traded go-ahead baskets in the final minute.
Villanova freshman Josh Hart converted a layup to give the Wildcats a 61-59 advantage. Then Seton Hall frosh Jaren...
Seton Hall rebounded from letting a 12-point second-half lead slip away to defeat Providence in double overtime, 81-80, on Tuesday in the Big East opener for both teams.
Sterling Gibbs provided the deciding points as the sophomore swished two free throws with 3.3 seconds remaining in the second OT. Out of timeouts, PC's last chance died at halfcourt when Tyler Harris was called...
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December 31, 2013