LISTEN: Seton Hall Coach Tells WFAN That Team Matured Over Course Of SeasonThe Pirates beat two top-five teams -- Xavier and Villanova -- en route to winning the Big East tournament last week and earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Seton Hall Leading Scorer Sterling Gibbs Suspended 2 GamesGibbs was ejected from Villanova's 80-54 win Monday, receiving a flagrant foul 2 in what was the fifth straight loss for the Pirates (15-11, 5-9).
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Seton Hall Lands Whitehead & MoreYou've got to give Kevin Willard credit. The Seton Hall coach knew after last season he desperately needed to upgrade the talent on his roster, and he did just that again on Thursday by nabbing a commitment from Lincoln shooting guard Isaiah Whitehead.
Seton Hall Defeats South Florida In OT In Opening Round Of Big East TournamentThe Seton Hall Pirates (15-17) waited until the final minute of regulation to make it interesting, but the team from South Orange rallied in overtime to a 46-42 victory over the South Florida Bulls (12-19).
Rothstein Files: Kevin Willard And Seton Hall Ready To Start New Era Willard won't have a point guard nearly as good as Machado or Theodore during the upcoming season at Seton Hall --- and the position, which has been such a big part the coach's success when he's had good teams, is a virtual unknown.
Following NCAA Snub, Seton Hall Lands No. 1 Seed In NIT Seton Hall was hoping to get sent anywhere in the NCAA tournament. Instead, they wound up at home with a No. 1 seed in the NIT.
Rothstein Files: Hall Of A Chance: Willard, Pirates With Legit Shot At NCAA TournamentNo one predicted it in October -- but on February 14, Seton Hall has a legitimate chance to go where they haven't been since 2006 -- the NCAA Tournament.
Rothstein Files: Five Teams On The Rise In College BasketballWho saw this one coming? Kevin Willard has reconstructed the Pirates into a cohesive, unselfish team that is playing the second best basketball in the Big East.
Seton Hall Cracks AP Top 25 For First Time Since 2001Welcome back to the national spotlight, No. 24 Seton Hall.
Parise: One-On-One With Seton Hall's Kevin WillardThe 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.
Seton Hall Stuns UConn, Notches Biggest Win Under WillardGetting 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.
Rothstein Files: Pope Pointing The Way For Surprising Seton HallTake 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.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookJim 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.
Parise: Talkin' Seton Hall HoopsI had the chance to visit with the Seton Hall Pirates down in Jersey this week. Here's my chat with 2nd year head coach Kevin Willard...
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College HoopsOne 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.