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Which N.J. hoops players should Seton Hall be targeting?

New Jersey basketball is known to be talent-rich and filled with top players. Which of those players should Seton Hall be targeting?
Via NJ.com
3 days ago

Bracket basics: Don’t complain about Wichita, Arizona or Seton Hall

We all love to dissect our bracket when we get it on Selection Sunday, and then as results pour in on Thursday in the round of 64. We saw Wichita State pulverize Arizona Thursday night in Providence with a typically ruthless and focused defensive effort, the kind of masterpiece we’re accustomed to seeing from a Gregg Marshall team in March. (Call him Gregg March-all, amirite?)...
Via The Student Section
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Gonzaga upsets Seton Hall, 68-52

No. 11 Gonzaga reestablished itself as an NCAA Tournament force by taking advantage of Seton Hall’s overall inexperience and pulling off a 68-52 upset. Domantas Sabonis led the Bulldogs with 21 points and an eye-popping 16 rebounds as Gonzaga rolled over the Pirates despite committing 20 turnovers. Be it the altitude in Denver or just having a bad night, Seton Hall did not have...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Despite leaked bracket, Seton Hall celebrated their NCAA Tournament selection

The ramifications of CBS’ drawn-out and extended two-hour NCAA Tourament Selection Show led to A) a leaked bracket on Twitter, B) lower ratings, and C) teams knowing who and where they were playing in advance of the official announcement. One of those teams was Seton Hall. After winning the Big East Tournament on Saturday, it knew it was going to be in thanks to the automatic...
Via Awful Announcing
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall saw leaked bracket, but played along anyway

Seton Hall didn't have to sweat Selection Sunday, not after a leaked bracket ended all the suspense.But you have to give the Pirates credit for playing along when CBS announced them as the No. 6 seed in the Midwest, facing Gonzaga.Does this look like a team that knew exactly what its seed was for close to two hours?You also have to give head coach Kevin Willard for making maximum...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall vs. Gonzaga – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/SetonHallMBB The 2016 NCAA Tournament Bracket was revealed Sunday evening on CBS. The Seton Hall Pirates, out of the Big East Conference, earned the 6-seed in the Midwest region, where they will face the eleventh-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs, out of the West Coast Conference. The Pirates (25-8) went on to capture the Big East tournament title, while the Bulldogs (26-7) captured...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Gordon is just the leader this young Seton Hall team needs

NEW YORK CITY -- Derrick Gordon stood in the middle of the court at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, surrounded by hundreds of exuberant Seton Hall fans but still very much part of his own solitary moment. He cradled the Big East tournament trophy that had just been presented to this team -- to his team, as the sole senior on a team filled with underclassmen -- and he would...
Via Fox Sports
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall's coach bashes ACC and Big Ten after Big East win

The Big East may not look like it used to, with Syracuse, UConn, Pitt, Notre Dame, Louisville and others now in other conferences – but the league does still have one asset that other conferences covet – a contract with Madison Square Garden during tournament week. Starting next year, however, they won’t be the only big basketball conference playing their postseason play...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall upsets Villanova to win Big East, 69-67

Seton Hall pulled off the unthinkable in upsetting favorite Villanova by a score of 69-67 to win its first Big East Championship since 1991. Isaiah Whitehead led the Pirates with 26 points as Seton Hall fought off late rallies from the Wildcats as fans in Madison Square Garden erupted at the final buzzer. For a while, it looked like Villanova would prevail. Forward Kris Jenkins hit...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates Pride: Seton Hall Going to Big East Final on Back of Sophomore Class

This Group of Sophomores Has Lead Seton Hall to the Finals/newsday.comby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigestNext year is here.For all of 2015-16, the fans of Seton Hall have seen the core of the sophomore class develop into a force in the Big East. The axis of this development was the last home game when the team destroyed the then ranked #5 Xavier Musketeers. After that win, every dream...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall-Xavier Preview

Sophomores Isaiah Whitehead and Khadeen Carrington seem unstoppable and they have Seton Hall on the verge of its first Big East tournament championship game in 23 years. Standing in the way is Xavier, which is hoping to reach the title game for a chance at redemption. Whitehead and Carrington should expect a lot of attention from the fifth-ranked Musketeers in this semifinal matchup...
Via Associated Press
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Willard ends the six-year itch at Seton Hall

The basketball clock, not just the biological clock, was ticking for Kevin Willard at Seton Hall. Hired in 2010 to take over a program in disarray, Willard was not expected to author a quick fix in South Orange, New Jersey. He received patience from his administration, and rightly so. Six seasons, however, represent more time at a Big East school than many coaches have a right to...
Via The Student Section
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Whitehead has 25 points to lead Seton Hall over Providence

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Isaiah Whitehead had 25 points and 9 assists and Seton Hall posted its first 20-win season in four years with a 70-52 victory over slumping and ailing Providence on Thursday night. Whitehead had 3-pointers to ignite and cap a 15-point run bridging the end of the first half and the start of the second that turned a four-point game into a blowout at the Prudential...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Is it finally tourney time for the Pirates?

The Seton Hall Pirates have been one of the most improved teams in the Big East conference this season. At 19-7 overall and 9-5 in conference play, the Pirates are currently playing their best basketball, and they are on the right side of the NCAA tournament bubble. It was just last season where the young Pirates started Big East play with a bang, with back-to-back upset wins against...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fight breaks out after St. John's-Seton Hall game

After a close finish saw Seton Hall creep away with a 62-61 victory over St. Johns Sunday afternoon, a fight quickly erupted at half court between the two teams.  Coaches quickly intervened, working to separate the players and lead them to their respective locker rooms. Emily Van Buskirk was on the scene and posted this video to Twitter. Fight broke out on the court after the...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Angel Delgado, Pirates celebrate win with the Rock Lobsters

How did Angel Delgado and Seton Hall celebrate Saturday night's 69-61 win over Georgetown?By dancing with the Rock Lobsters, of course.But who are the Rock Lobsters? Dennis Chambers of The Setonian profiled the dozen or so students who have drawn attention at home games this season at The Rock.For the second straight game, Delgado posted 19 points (matching his career high) and 13...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall locks down on D to stop Georgetown | Rapid reaction

Seton Hall tops Georgetown to earn sole possession of third place in the Big East. Watch video NEWARK -- It wasn't pretty, but Seton Hall found a way to gut out another crucial conference victory. The Pirates made up for an uneven offensive showing with the type of stout defensive performance that has become standard as they...
Via NJ.com
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall G under investigation for role in on-campus altercation

Seton Hall transfer guard Jevon Thomas is under investigation for his alleged role in an altercation at an on-campus intramural basketball game, according to campus newspaper The Setonian. Thomas, who is sitting out this season after transferring from Kansas State, was playing in the game and got into a bit of verbal sparring with a graduate student who was officiating the game...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Marquette rallies but falls 79-62 to Seton Hall

NEWARK, N.J. -- Isaiah Whitehead scored 21 points and made eight assists and Seton Hall beat Marquette 79-62 on Wednesday night to win its third-straight game.Up by three at halftime, the Pirates pulled further ahead 50-41 early in the second half on a free throw by Michael Nzei, but Marquette rallied to pull within 52-49 on two free throws by Jajuan Johnson.Seton Hall replied with...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Whitehead scores 21, Seton Hall downs Marquette 79-62

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Isaiah Whitehead scored 21 points and made eight assists and Seton Hall beat Marquette 79-62 on Wednesday night to win its third-straight game. Up by three at halftime, the Pirates pulled further ahead 50-41 early in the second half on a free throw by Michael Nzei, but Marquette rallied to pull within 52-49 on two free throws by Jajuan Johnson. Seton Hall replied...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall’s Isaiah Whitehead is Big East Player of the Week

Seton Hall sophomore guard Isaiah Whitehead is the Big East Player of the Week, according to the Asbury Park Press. Whitehead, the Pirates’ leading scorer, averaged 20.5 points and 4.5 assists per game last week as Seton Hall knocked off St. John’s and Creighton with relative ease. Whitehead also shot 49.5 percent from the field and 55.5 percent from three-point land. And even...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall's Whitehead, Marquette's Ellenson earn Big East weekly honors

Isaiah Whitehead led Seton Hall to back-to-back victories, which helped earn him Big East Player of the Week honors.The 6-foot-4 sophomore guard posted 22 points, shooting 4-of-6 from three, and recording six assists on Saturday in a 75-65 victory over Creighton. He began the week with 19 points as Seton Hall rolled past St. John's. The consecutive wins move the Pirates into fifth...
Via Fox Sports
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 4 Villanova Holds On For One Point Victory Over Seton Hall

Through the first two days of the week, college basketball had seen its teams ranked first, third and fifth all go down in upset losses. Wednesday started off that way, with sixth ranked West Virginia getting upset at home by unranked Texas. While second ranked North Carolina cruised to an easy victory over Wake Forest, fourth ranked Villanova found themselves in a dog fight with...
Via Gamedayr
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall deals Marquette humbling loss in Big East opener

MILWAUKEE -- Desi Rodriguez scored a career-high 19 points, and Khadeen Carrington had 17 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and four steals to help Seton Hall beat Marquette 83-63 Wednesday night in a Big East opener.Seton Hall (11-2), which won its first-ever game at Marquette last season, won its sixth straight contest while the Golden Eagles (10-3) had their nine-game winning...
Via Associated Press
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Fanta Report: Seton Hall Looks Forward to Big East Play After Beating South Florida

Desi Rodriguez Shoots a Jumper vs South Florida/njadvancedmedia.com Seton Hall is 10-2 through non-conference play. Yes, I know you’ve seen this movie before. The Pirates got off to the same start last season and finished 16-15. But, this year seems different. There is a feeling of cautious optimism surrounding the program, and complacency is nowhere to be found heading...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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