Seton Hall Pirates
Seton Hall rode some unexpected shooting by a freshman and some steady plays by its seniors to a sorely needed win.
The most storied rivalry in the sport takes center stage as the Blue Devils try and bounce back from Sunday’s loss to Miami.
Sean Miller told me prior to the season that he hoped his young team would develop to the point where they’d be playing their best basketball toward the end of the year.
Ryan Boatright scored 19 points, Jeremy Lamb had 17 and the Huskies beat Seton Hall 69-46 on Saturday in their first game since the school announced Calhoun was taking an indefinite leave of absence.
The Seton Hall Pirates upset #8 UConn 75-63 last night at home in a game that was not as close as the final score. WFAN’s Vin Parise had the chance to catch up with Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard.
Like a quarterback engineering a flawless two minute drill, Jordan Theodore was the quintessential floor general for Seton Hall in last night’s 75-63 upset over No. 8 UConn.
Getting embarrassed by No. 1 Syracuse last week angered Seton Hall seniors Jordan Theodore and Herb Pope so much they vowed to make the Pirates’ upcoming opponents pay.
Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
The annual showdown between hated rivals Louisville and Kentucky comes at high noon on New Year’s Eve on the heels of the Cardinals’ Big East opening game loss at home to Georgetown.
The Hoyas were a big question mark entering the season but if their early start proves anything it’s that there will be no “Hoya Paranoia” for the wrong reasons in DC.
Senior forward Herb Pope scored 24 points and collected 17 rebounds to lead Seton Hall to an 80-77 overtime victory over upset-minded Mercer on Sunday.
Take the pictures and put them away. There’s a strong chance Seton Hall might never again have a power forward the caliber of Herb Pope.
Jim Valvano used to say all that matters in college basketball is surviving and advancing and that’s exactly what happened for Kevin Willard’s Seton Hall team against St. Francis on Saturday night.
One of the big keys for Seton Hall during the upcoming season will be whether or not the Pirates can find a quality second guard to play next to Jordan Theodore.
Rutgers head coach Mike Rice joined Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Wednesday morning to break down the Scarlet Knights’ early success in the Big East Tournament.