It has been bugging me since minutes after Seton Hall’s post-Arkansas press conference: How well did the 2016-17 Pirates do compared to expectations?
Greenville, S.C. — As the depressing dust settles on Seton Hall’s 21-win season, its time to digest on a more rational level what exactly happened.
Seton Hall used a 17-2 second half run to take down Marquette, 82-76, in a season rubber match that sets the Hall up with Villanova Friday night in the Big East semifinals.
It won’t be official, but Seton Hall (19-10, 9-8) can essentially lock up their second consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament with a win at No. 13 Butler (23-6, 12-5) on Saturday.
NEWARK — For the second game in a row and for the nth time this season, Seton Hall notched a win in a crucial grind-it-out 62-59 slug fest with Georgetown that vastly increases the Hall’s NCAA odds.
With the NCAA tournament on their mind, Seton Hall closes out the home portion of their schedule when they host a slumping Georgetown on Senior Night.
A DePaul team with just two wins in Big East play will look to repeat on Saturday what a Blue Demon team with two league wins did back in 2012: spoil Seton Hall’s NCAA bid.
NEWARK — Last season, Seton Hall’s home win over Xavier put an official stamp on a team that was NCAA-bound.
NEW YORK — Vying for their first three-game win streak since December, Seton Hall came up short and looked inferior to St. John’s in many aspects in a disappointing 78-70 loss laced with NCAA implications.
Myles Powell scored 26 and Khadeen Carrington missed a game-winning three at the buzzer after a rough night from the field as Seton Hall suffered heartbreak on the road at Xavier on Wednesday night.