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
Point guard Sterling Gibbs has transferred from Texas to Seton Hall.
Pirates coach Kevin Willard announced Monday that the former Seton Hall Prep star would be returning to New Jersey.
The brother of recent Pittsburgh graduate Ashton Gibbs, Sterling Gibbs averaged 2.6 points and 7.5 minutes in 30 games for the Longhorns. He had a career-high 14 points against Nicholls State on...
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May 14, 2012
Texas freshman guard Sterling Gibbs says he is transferring after a freshman season of battling to get playing time.
Gibbs says he's leaving because of family reasons but did not elaborate in a statement released Tuesday by the school. The statement doesn't say where Gibson will transfer, but says he will finish the spring semester at Texas.
Gibbs played in 30 games for...
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April 10, 2012