NEWARK — In what has been a constant theme for Seton Hall (11-3, 1-1) over the past month, the Pirates pulled victory from the jaws of defeat in a 69-66 grind-it-out win over Marquette on New Year’s Day.
Poised to make national noise after taking care of Iowa on the road in commanding fashion, Seton Hall is set to clash with Florida on Thanksgiving in the Advocare Invitational.
Seton Hall cruised to victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday night perhaps easier than expected given what the team had lost over the summer and the quality of opposition they were faced with.
The post-Isaiah Whitehead era begins on Friday when Seton Hall hosts defending Northeast Conference champs Fairleigh Dickinson at Walsh Gym.
Last year it was then-sophomore do-everything forward Ismael Sanogo that stepped up as Seton Hall’s breakout player, but who will it be in 2016-17?