SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall is heading to its school-record tying fourth straight NCAA Tournament, and this time the Pirates feel like they are playing with house money.
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Booth entered the New York Knicks' locker room — only the best for the defending champs at Madison Square Garden — wearing a net around his neck. The senior guard stopped at...
Seton Hall, Marquette meet in Big East semis
Seton Hall (19-12, 10-9) vs. Marquette (24-8, 13-6)
Big East Conference Tourney Semifinals, Madison Square Garden, New York; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Myles Powell was working the crowd and working over Georgetown in a rousing first half at Madison Square Garden.
Powell scored 29 points in the first half to set a Big East...
Georgetown, Seton Hall meet in Big East quarters
No. 6 seed Georgetown (19-12, 9-9) vs. No. 3 seed Seton Hall (18-12, 9-9)
Big East Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Madison Square Garden, New York; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A couple of stunning wins may have put Seton Hall back in the NCAA Tournament, and the last one dforced No. 23 Villanova to wait a couple of hours to win the Big East...
No. 23 Nova looks to extend streak vs Seton Hall
No. 23 Villanova (22-8, 13-4) vs. Seton Hall (17-12, 8-9)
Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 23 Villanova looks for its seventh straight win...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As Quincy McKnight dribbled into the frontcourt in the waning seconds, a smile came across the face of the Seton Hall point guard and it wasn't long before his teammates...
Seton Hall faces tough test vs No. 16 Marquette
No. 16 Marquette (23-6, 12-4) vs. Seton Hall (16-12, 7-9)
Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 16 Marquette presents a tough challenge for...
Govan lifts Georgetown past Seton Hall 77-71 in 2OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan grabbed 12 rebounds and scored 21 points, including all 11 of Georgetown's points in the second overtime, and the Hoyas beat Seton Hall 77-71 on Saturday...
Seton Hall looks to sweep Georgetown
Seton Hall (16-11, 7-8) vs. Georgetown (17-11, 7-8)
Capital One Arena, Washington; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seton Hall goes for the season sweep over Georgetown after...
Ponds scores 27 to lift St. John’s past Seton Hall 78-70
NEW YORK (AP) — Shamorie Ponds had 27 points, five assists and five steals as St. John's beat Seton Hall 78-70 on Saturday night.
Marvin Clark II had 18 points for St. John's (20-8, 8-7 Big...
St. John’s seeks revenge on Seton Hall
Seton Hall (16-10, 7-7) vs. St. John's (19-8, 7-7)
Madison Square Garden, New York; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seton Hall goes for the season sweep over St. John's after winning...
Xavier holds on to beat Seton Hall 70-69
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Naji Marshall scored a career-high 28 points with six rebounds and five assists as Xavier held on late to beat Seton Hall 70-69 on Wednesday night.
Cale scores 20 to lead Seton Hall past Creighton 81-75
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Myles Cale had 20 points as Seton Hall beat Creighton 81-75 on Sunday.
Myles Powell had 19 points and six rebounds for Seton Hall (16-9, 7-6 Big East Conference), which broke its five-game road losing streak. Sandro Mamukelashvili added 17 points and nine rebounds. Quincy McKnight had 16 points and six steals for the visitors.
Powell scores 30 as Seton Hall routs Georgetown 90-74
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall had a laugher in a game that gave its NCAA Tournament hopes a boost.
Myles Powell scored 30 points and the Pirates opened an early 20-point lead and never looked back in posting a much-needed 90-75 victory over Georgetown on Wednesday night.
Powell scores 22 to carry Seton Hall past Creighton 63-58
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell had 22 points as Seton Hall narrowly beat Creighton 63-58 on Saturday night.
Powell converted all 10 of his free throw attempts. He added seven rebounds.
Quincy McKnight had 14 points for Seton Hall (14-9, 5-6 Big East Conference). Myles Cale added seven rebounds. Michael Nzei had seven rebounds for the home team.
Butler tops Seton Hall 70-68 after losing 17-point lead
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul Jorgensen scored 18 points, including the game-winning basket on a goaltending call with 16.1 seconds left, and Butler defeated Seton Hall 70-68 on Saturday after letting a 17-point lead disappear in the final six minutes.
Despite losing 4 seniors, Seton Hall exceeding expectations
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After losing four seniors to graduation and 63 percent of their scoring and rebounding, much wasn't expected of Seton Hall this season.
While starting guard Myles Powell was back along with sometimes starter Michael Nzei, few felt the young Pirates would have a shot for a fourth straight 20-win season and a fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance.
Powell scores 31 as Seton Hall edges Providence
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell has carried Seton Hall all season and he did it again in what might have been the Pirates' biggest game of the season.
Coming off a season-low three-point game against Villanova over the weekend, Powell scored 31 points and Seton Hall snapped a four-game losing streak by rallying from a seven-point, second-half deficit to beat Providence 65-63 on Wednesday night.
Providence downs Seton Hall 72-63 for first Big East win
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — David Duke scored 18 points and Providence cashed in on a season-high 22 Seton Hall turnovers for its first Big East Conference win, 72-63 on Tuesday night to end a three-game skid.
Alpha Diallo added 15 points, grabbed eight rebounds and made five assists for Providence (10-7, 1-3), which scored 23 points off of turnovers. Mak Ashton-Langford also dished five assists.
Seton Hall holds off Butler 76-75 behind Powell’s 31 points
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell scored 31 points and made a career-high 13 of 15 free throws, including two with three seconds left to preserve the lead, and Seton Hall held off a late Butler rally to win 76-75 on Wednesday night.
Strus leads DePaul past Seton Hall 75-74
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus sank five 3-pointers and scored 21 points and DePaul hung on to beat Seton Hall 75-74 on Sunday, ending a six-game losing streak in the series.
Powell rallies Seton Hall over Xavier 80-70 for 7th straight
CINCINNATI (AP) — Myles Powell rallied Seton Hall from another double-digit deficit to a win that stamps the Pirates as a Big East contender.
Powell scored seven of his 25 points during Seton Hall's closing run Wednesday night, hitting one clutch shot after another, as the Pirates rallied for their seventh straight win, 80-70 over Xavier.
Powell scores 27 to help Seton Hall stun Maryland 78-74
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Having already stunned powerhouses from the Southeast Conference and Big Ten, Seton Hall appears more than ready to make some noise in the Big East.
Myles Powell scored 27 points, Myles Cale added 23 and the Pirates used a late surge to defeat Maryland 78-74 Saturday, their second big upset in a two-week span.
Seton Hall downs Sacred Heart 90-76 behind Mamukelashvili
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sandro Mamukelashvili scored a career-high 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting with four 3-pointers and eight rebounds and Seton Hall never trailed in beating Sacred Heart 90-76 on Wednesday night for the Pirates' fourth-straight win.
Myles Powell scored 14 points and Michael Nzei and Shavar Reynolds added 10 apiece for the Pirates (8-3), who turned 21 Sacred Heart turnovers into 24 points.
Powell, Seton Hall thwarts late Rutgers rally, 72-66
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell spent the last year growing irritated hearing how Rutgers was the best college basketball team in the Garden State. That won't be the case for the New Jersey native in 2019.
Powell had a game-high 28 points, including six 3-pointers to lead Seton Hall past Rutgers 72-66 in the Garden State Hardwood Classic Saturday.
Seton Hall downs New Hampshire 77-57
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Quincy McKnight scored 18 points, Sandro Mamukelashvili had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Seton Hall beat New Hampshire 77-57 on Tuesday night for the program's 1,500th win.
Myles Cale scored 14 points with three 3-pointers and seven boards, Michael Nzei had 11 points and the Pirates (5-3) outscored the Wildcats 38-8 in the paint to remain unbeaten (12-0) against America East Conference teams. Myles Powell had 10 points.
Powell scores 40 as Seton Hall beats GCU at Wooden Legacy
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Myles Powell was just knocking down shots after his Seton Hall teammates kept finding ways to deliver the ball to him. He figured he was just doing his job, but it turned out to be a record-setting day.
Powell scored a career-high 40 points to lead Seton Hall to an 82-75 first-round win over Grand Canyon in the Wooden Legacy on Thursday night.
He tied the tournament record for points in regulation set by James Harden — the NBA's reigning MVP — of Arizona State in 2008.
Saint Louis holds on late to edge Seton Hall 66-64
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Dion Wiley scored 17 points and Saint Louis remained undefeated, edging Seton Hall 66-64 on Saturday night.
Wiley was 4 of 5 from the field — including 3 of 3 from long range — and was 6 of 9 from the line for the Billikens (4-0). Carte'Are Gordon added 14 points and four rebounds and Tramaine Isabell Jr. had 13 points, four rebounds and three steals. Javon Bess led the team with 13 rebounds.
Hot Powell ignites Seton Hall with 89-49 win over Wagner
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell scored 30 points and missed just three shot attempts and Seton Hall defeated Wagner 89-49 in a season-opening game for both teams Tuesday.
Powell was 10-of-13 shooting, 5 of 7 from behind the 3-point line and made all five of his free throws in the rout. Michael Nzei added 11 points for Seton Hall, which shot 30 of 58 (52 percent) from the floor.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall is getting a shot-blocking center for its basketball team.
Coach Kevin Willard announced Thursday that Ike Obiagu will transfer from Florida State and continue his education and basketball career with the Pirates. The 7-footer must sit out the 2018-19 season and will have three years of eligibility.
Obiagu appeared in 34 of 35 games and made 14 starts for Florida State as a freshman. He averaged 2.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and a team-best 2.1 blocks.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Willard was watching TV on the eve of Seton Hall's NCAA Tournament opener against North Carolina State when the self-described "Mr. Negativity" turned to his wife and asked what he would tell his core group of seniors if they lost.
Together they had resurrected a program fallen on hard times, yet success in March had been hard to achieve. Two straight years, the Pirates had been knocked out in the opening round.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Khadeen Carrington tossed in 25 points and Angel Delgado notched his 21st double-double of the season with 21 points and 10 rebounds to propel Seton Hall to a 77-70 victory over Butler on Saturday in a Big East Conference regular-season finale.
The victory pulled Seton Hall (21-10, 10-8) into a three-way tie for third place with Creighton and Providence. The loss dropped Butler (19-12, 9-9) into a sixth-place tie with Marquette.
Carrington scores 22; Seton Hall tops St. John’s 81-74 in OT
NEW YORK (AP) — Khadeen Carrington scored 22 points, including six in overtime, and Seton Hall defeated St. John's 81-74 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Angel Delgado's bucket gave the Pirates (20-9, 9-7 Big East) a 74-72 lead in overtime and Carrington scored six points in the final 1:02 with four free throws followed by a breakaway dunk with five seconds left.
Carrington’s 25 helps Seton Hall hold off Providence 89-77
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Khadeen Carrington had 25 points and Seton Hall held off Providence College 89-77 on Thursday in a game suspended because of a slippery floor.
Referees halted play at the Dunkin' Donuts Center, which doubles as an ice hockey rink, because of unsafe conditions with 13:03 left in the second half on Wednesday night. The game resumed Thursday at Alumni Hall on the Providence campus with Seton Hall leading 56-47.
Rodriguez scores career-high 33 in Seton Hall’s 82-77 win
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Desi Rodriguez scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Seton Hall to an 82-77 victory over DePaul on Sunday as the Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak.
Rodriguez made 12 of 21 shots including four 3-pointers. Angel Delgado added 16 points and 19 rebounds for his 18th double-double this season. Myles Powell added 12 points and Khadeen Carrington 11 for the Pirates (18-9, 7-7 Big East), who won the boards 48-31.
Georgetown beats Seton Hall after giving away 17-point lead
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcus Derrickson scored 22 points, grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds and hit the game-winning 3-pointer on Saturday as Georgetown beat Seton Hall 83-80.
Derrickson got an open look on a deep 3 near the end of the shot clock and buried it with 4.2 seconds left. He was also fouled on the close out by Khadeen Carrington but missed the foul shot. Myles Powell, who finished with 25 points for the Pirates, missed a 3-point attempt as time ran out.
Delgado sets Big East record in Seton Hall’s 86-70 victory
CHICAGO (AP) — Angel Delgado grabbed 19 rebounds to become the all-time Big East leader in conference games, Myles Powell scored 21 points and Seton Hall defeated DePaul 86-70 on Sunday.
Delgado has 719 rebounds in conference games, passing former Syracuse and NBA star Derrick Coleman, who had the record since 1990 with 701. Delgado is the active Division-I leader with 1,305 rebounds and 65 double-doubles after scoring 10 points Sunday.
Delgado’s 15 points and 18 rebounds lead No. 23 Seton Hall
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard likes where his 23rd-ranked Pirates are entering Big East play.
"I think we're excited about being 11-2," Willard said Saturday after a 74-62 victory over Manhattan. "I think we've put ourselves in good position heading into the Big East."
Delgado’s 15 points and 18 rebounds lead No. 23 Seton Hall
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Angel Delgado scored 15 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, Khadeen Carrington scored 15 and Desi Rodriguez added 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists, leading No. 23 Seton Hall to a 74-62 victory over Manhattan on Saturday at the Prudential Center.
The victory was the seventh in eight games for the Pirates (11-2).
Delgado double-double leads No. 19 Seton Hall over VCU
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With three talented seniors, four scorers and a solid defense, No. 19 Seton Hall is starting to look scary good.
Angel Delgado had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and the Pirates continued their impressive start to the season with a 90-67 victory over Virginia Commonwealth in the Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center on Saturday.
Delgado double-double leads No. 19 Seton Hall over VCU
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Angel Delgado had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 19 Seton Hall continued its impressive start to the season with a 90-67 victory over Virginia Commonwealth in the Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center on Saturday.
Seton Hall’s second-half surge upsets No. 22 Texas Tech
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Willard's words could be construed as both his belief and a warning to those teams who will come across Seton Hall's path.
The Pirates are not a one-man team.
"(Angel Delgado) understands that he has so many weapons around him," Willard said after Seton Hall's 89-79 victory over No. 22 Texas Tech on Thursday night. "Eventually teams are going to have to stop double-teaming him. ... I just think the guys around him are working with him to make it easier (for him)."
Rodriguez scores 19, No. 22 Seton Hall beats pesky NJIT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kevin Willard has more than very three talented seniors on No. 22 Seton Hall. His young kids are starting to step up.
Senior Desi Rodriguez scored 19 points and Seton Hall used an 18-2 second-half run to shake off pesky NJIT and post an 82-53 victory on Saturday.
Rodriguez’s 23 lead No. 22 Seton Hall past Indiana 84-68
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Desi Rodriguez scored 23 points, keying a balanced scoring attack and leading No. 22 Seton Hall to a convincing 84-68 victory over Indiana in the Gavitt Tip Off Games on Wednesday night at the Prudential Center.
The victory was the third straight for the Pirates (3-0) to start the season.
Rodriguez was one of four Pirates to reach double figures. Angel Delgado added 19 points and 11 rebounds. Khadeen Carrington scored 17 points and Myles Powell tossed in 11.