More unused quotes from Kevin Willard and Ish Sanogo, my thoughts on the experience at the Pepsi Center last night and more tidbits in a season finale notebook.
Altitude, altitude, altitude. That is the 5,280-dollar question heading into Thursday night’s NCAA tournament first round game between Seton Hall and Gonzaga.
Thinking back a week and a half ago, Seton Hall’s prime time Saturday night clash with Georgetown at Prudential Center carried plenty of post-season importance. Their return game in the nation’s capital on Wednesday will hold equal weight as the Hall looks to make an NCAA push following a week off.
Winners of four straight, sitting third in the Big East and in the hunt for a ranking, Seton Hall (17-6, 7-4) hosts a Butler (16-7, 5-6) team that was once ranked before getting off to a slow start in league play.
More than one Seton Hall player admitted their play early on – the Pirates fell behind St. John’s 18-10 ten minutes into the game – was affected by a dismal fan turnout, Angel Delgado’s big night in the paint, Isaiah Whitehead turning the game around and more aftermath from the Hall’s 79-60 win over St. […]