The five stages of grief have been ever-present since Seton Hall bowed out to Kansas on Saturday night, but it’s becoming time for the final step in the process: acceptance and moving on.
WICHITA — Waking up today, this is the reality for Seton Hall basketball: either they will upset Kansas tonight, or this senior class will have played its final minutes in Pirate blue. Either way, it’s going to be an emotional roller coaster.
Seton Hall has an opportunity to extend their winning streak to four and hand Villanova their second straight loss for the first time in years when the Pirates host the No. 4 Wildcats on Wednesday.
NEW YORK CITY — Aren’t you glad you didn’t quit on this Seton Hall team? They haven’t quit on themselves. The Pirates overcame a short turnaround, an injured starter, and negative publicity to continue their surge toward the Big East Tournament and beyond.
It took roughly 19 hours and two venues, but Seton Hall was able to overcome unpredictable adversity to take down Providence 89-77 in the restart of their suspended Wednesday night game.
Seton Hall fell behind No. 4 Xavier by 20 at the half but were still able to mount a frantic comeback that fell short in the closing minutes, as the Hall dropped their fourth straight.
A horrific first half and a stunning last-second shot from Marcus Derrickson did Seton Hall in as the Pirates drop their third straight, 83-80 on the road at Georgetown.
Marquette sank 12 threes en route to an 88-85 regular season sweep of Seton Hall as the Pirates dropped an important home game that puts more pressure on them down the stretch.
Philadelphia, Pa. — For a strong 30 minutes, it looked like Seton Hall was going to threaten to end their 16-game, 14-year drought at top-ranked Villanova, but there just wasn’t enough in the tank.
NEWARK, N.J. — Seton Hall looked dominant from start to finish in a must-have 73-57 win over Providence that propels the Pirates into fourth place in the Big East.