WICHITA — At first, the father-son relationship that Seton Hall’s seniors and Kevin Willard kept mentioning toward the tail-end of this season sounded more metaphorical than actual. Turns out, that couldn’t be further from the truth.
WICHITA — Seton Hall and its senior class ended their four-year journey in a 83-79 loss to Kansas the only way they knew how: fighting as a family until the bitter end.
WICHITA — The legacy of Seton Hall’s seniors we’ve talked about ad nauseam? It just received a significant boost.
Since immediately after Seton Hall’s collapse against Arkansas last March, the success of 2017-18 was to ride upon one thing: advancing in the NCAA tournament.
Seton Hall’s seniors stayed on the Prudential Center court for at least ten minutes after their Senior Night win over Butler two weekends ago, not to soak up the limelight and their final moments on that hardwood, but to thank fans and sign autographs.
Seton Hall was handed a much tougher hand than expected by the selection committee, but is taking their 8-seed draw against North Carolina State in stride ahead of Thursday’s clash.
NEW YORK — Seton Hall led by as many as 14, but ultimately failed to bury Butler as the Bulldogs escaped with a win on nearly the last shot in regulation at the Big East Tournament.
Seton Hall will look to complete a three-game season sweep of Butler in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament just days after hosting the Bulldogs for Senior Night.
NEWARK — Saturday night’s post-game after Seton Hall’s Senior Night win over Butler contained more sound bites than any game I can recall — and for good reason.
NEWARK — Tears flowed from multiple players and Kevin Willard in an emotionally-charged 77-70 win over Butler that turned into a fitting send-off for Seton Hall’s four seniors.