Newark, N.J. — Seton Hall was the second-best team for the majority of their 76-74 rallying win over St. John’s in their Big East opener, but they took punches and dug deep when it counted. This is not an anomaly, but a growing trend for a young team experiencing a growth spurt.
Newark, N.J. — He didn’t envision this. Not even close. A walk-on as of just five months ago, Shavar Reynolds Jr. is turning into a Seton Hall folk hero after his game-winning three to propel the Hall past St. John’s in a 76-74 thriller to kick off Big East play.
NEWARK — In a battle of the S-H-Us, Seton Hall jumped out to an 18-4 lead and never truly looked back in a routine 90-76 win over Sacred Heart to wrap up their home non-conference schedule.
SOUTH ORANGE — When former walk-on Shavar Reynolds Jr. was upgraded from walk-on to scholarship player during the off-season by Kevin Willard, most Seton Hall fans probably thought it was a product of extra roster space and Reynolds’ financial situation.