WICHITA — The legacy of Seton Hall’s seniors we’ve talked about ad nauseam? It just received a significant boost.
WICHITA — Seton Hall played some of its best basketball of the season and knocked off North Carolina State 94-83 to win their first NCAA tournament game since 2004.
Since immediately after Seton Hall’s collapse against Arkansas last March, the success of 2017-18 was to ride upon one thing: advancing in the NCAA tournament.
Up until Senior Night, nothing over this season has truly indicated that this veteran-led Seton Hall team is thinking about the end of the senior class’ chapter.
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Seton Hall back-up point guard Jordan Walker will be shut down for the rest of the season due to a planned surgery on his injured hand.
Seton Hall’s seniors stayed on the Prudential Center court for at least ten minutes after their Senior Night win over Butler two weekends ago, not to soak up the limelight and their final moments on that hardwood, but to thank fans and sign autographs.
Seton Hall was handed a much tougher hand than expected by the selection committee, but is taking their 8-seed draw against North Carolina State in stride ahead of Thursday’s clash.
By not taking care of business in New York, Seton Hall let their destiny be controlled. And controlled it was, with the Hall receiving a brutal Selection Sunday draw.
At this point, you’re either completely on board and aware of the importance of Seton Hall receiving a 7-seed during tonight’s selection show, or on the fence about if it really matters.