SETON HALL RUMORS & GOSSIP
Brian Oliver came off the bench to score 26 points, nailing a career-high eight 3-pointers in leading Seton Hall to a 92-81 victory over Long Island University-Brooklyn on Thursday night at the Prudential Center.
It was the sixth straight victory for Seton Hall (5-3) in its series against LIU (2-5), dating back to 1989.
Oliver, a 6-7 senior, stands third on the Seton Hall list...
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The 2013-14 college basketball season is very young, but the Seton Hall Pirates played their first must-win game of the season Saturday in Brooklyn after blowing a 7 point lead with 50 seconds left against Oklahoma on Friday night. Senior guard/forward Fuquan Edwin hit a crucial 3 pointer with seconds left on the clock to give Seton Hall (3-2) the win over Virginia Tech (3-3) 68...
Seton Hall’s 6′-9″ junior forward Patrik Auda re-injured the same foot Friday night that he broke one year ago to the day. Auda left the game during the first half of a loss to Oklahoma with sharp pain in his foot.
Apparently X-rays revealed no broken bones and Auda was to have a CAT scan today to determine the specific problem. The Pirates head coach Kevin Willard was...
What was supposed to be Seton Hall guard Sterling Gibbs national TV coming out party turned into disaster as the Sooners scored 7 points in the final 30 seconds to swipe the victory from the Pirates. The Pirates controlled the first 19 minutes of the second half even after losing forward Patrik Auda to a foot injury. Seton Hall used a full court press after halftime to disrupt...
Seton Hall point guard Tom Maayan is locked in an international tug-of-war. He is an Israeli citizen by birth, which requires him to serve three years in the army once he turned 18. He's been seeking an athletic exemption from this duty and had to cut the 2012-13 season short in order to fulfill his duty in the Army. He reported for duty this summer and went through basic training...
Send to KindleNEWARK, NJ – ‘These are the times that try men’s souls. So spoke the scholarly, patriotic Thomas Paine centuries ago with no thought of an athletic contest intended. Regardless, getting into crunch time of a close game brings this quote to mind. Palms are sweaty, the heart races faster, possessions are magnified in importance and we all sense what the late Al...
Can you imagine having to actually sit through this game? Seton Hall finally pulled off the 83-72 victory over Niagara, but is wasn’t exactly a clean game.
Photographic evidence from Seton Hall-Niagara: 73 fouls, 102 free-throw attempts. pic.twitter.com/KUm5yj6OS0
— Brendan Prunty (@BrendanPrunty) November 10, 2013
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Seton Hall is expecting big things in the new Big East Conference.
Coming off a 15-18 record and a 3-15 mark in the final season of the power-packed old conference, the Pirates will bring back eight players and a full roster into the new Big East for fourth-year coach Kevin Willard. It's clearly his most talented roster and his deepest.
Pacing the way will be senior guard Fuquan...
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October 30, 2013
Seton Hall Men's Basketball Coach Kevin Willard stepped up to the podium at Seton Hall Media Day this afternoon with a sly grin on his face. For the first time as head coach for the Pirates, he has a full roster of players.
Gone are the days of having student managers fill in during scrimmages. The injury bug that beset the program last season caused Willard to use either himself...
Seton Hall is the latest school to release new uniforms for the upcoming college basketball season, which is sneaking up on us fast. The Pirates tweeted out the new uniforms this afternoon:
Check out the brand new 2013-14 home jersey #RaiseTheSword pic.twitter.com/KK1ECcgYvg
— SHU Men’s Basketball (@SetonHallMBB) September 24, 2013
As you can see, the blue sides on last year’s...
Thursday was a big day for Seton Hall basketball, as five-star Brooklyn recruit Isaiah Whitehead committed to the Pirates for 2014. It was cause to really celebrate for Robert Manganaro.
Manganaro — who writes for Seton Hall’s SB Nation blog, South Orange Juice — had said earlier in the day that he would dump blue Gatorade on himself if the Pirates landed Whitehead. Sure enough...
Seton Hall’s softball coach, Paige Smith, is in the hot seat after multiple players have complained about her coaching tactics.
Smith kicked two senior players off the team mid-season, according to some investigative work from the New Jersey Star-Ledger. Brooke Rickards was cut for electing to attend Spanish classes rather than going on a road trip on April 30 and May 1.
Seton Hall has chosen Iona's Tony Bozzella as its next women's basketball coach.
A source with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press Tuesday that Bozzella was picked to replace Anne Donovan and will be introduced at a press conference on Wednesday.
The source asked not to be identified because neither Seton Hall nor Iona has confirmed the hiring.
It marks the...
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March 26, 2013
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Seton Hall women's basketball coach Anne Donovan is returning to the WNBA to coach the Connecticut Sun.
Donovan, who won a WNBA championship with Seattle in 2004, said Thursday she plays to step down from her job at Seton Hall at the end of the season to take the job in Connecticut.
Donovan, who was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995, also has coached...
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January 03, 2013