Newark, N.J. — Seton Hall was the second-best team for the majority of their 76-74 rallying win over St. John’s in their Big East opener, but they took punches and dug deep when it counted. This is not an anomaly, but a growing trend for a young team experiencing a growth spurt.
Newark, N.J. — He didn’t envision this. Not even close. A walk-on as of just five months ago, Shavar Reynolds Jr. is turning into a Seton Hall folk hero after his game-winning three to propel the Hall past St. John’s in a 76-74 thriller to kick off Big East play.
College Park, Md. — This was supposed to be a two-year rebuild for Seton Hall after losing last year’s senior class. Well, someone needs to commend the construction company because this team is coming together a lot quicker than we thought.
COLLEGE PARK — If you thought Seton Hall’s upset of Kentucky at the Garden was impressive, the Pirates did it again in a stellar 78-74 win over Maryland on the road.
Largely intact ahead of their non-conference finale at Maryland on Saturday, Seton Hall has an opportunity to put a definitive stamp of approval on a fairly tough schedule.