After years of tepid support and homogeneous flavor, a sect of Seton Hall’s student section is bringing a unique identity to the equation.
A dismal offensive performance from Seton Hall ruined a strong start and sealed a 1-2 showing at the Advocare Invitational as the Pirates crumbled at the hands of Stanford on Sunday night, 66-52.
Seton Hall trailed by as many as 10 and weathered a 13-point second half run but were able to escape their consolation round game against winless Quinnipiac with a 90-79 win on Friday night.
Seton Hall withstood a 17-4 second half run and clawed within a bucket with two minutes to play, but Florida proved to be too tough in an 81-76 first round Pirate loss at the AdvoCare Invitational.
Poised to make national noise after taking care of Iowa on the road in commanding fashion, Seton Hall is set to clash with Florida on Thanksgiving in the Advocare Invitational.
A trio of 20-point games from Khadeen Carrington (20 pts, 3 asts), Desi Rodriguez (25 pts, 9 rebs) and freshman Myles Powell (26 pts, 2 stls) saw Seton Hall past Iowa 91-83 on the road in a respect-earning Gavitt Games victory.
Following a pair of relatively easy home games, Seton Hall heads to the Midwest to take on Iowa in the Pirates’ introduction to the Gavitt Games.
Seton Hall is still in the mix for top-100 prospect Nojel Eastern (Evanston, Ill.), who will sign on Wednesday afternoon.
A photo gallery of Seton Hall’s 82-58 win over Central Connecticut State at Prudential Center on November 13th, 2016. Photos taken by Wendell Cruz/FinishFirstPhotos
NEWARK — A 21-4 start against Central Connecticut was essentially all the help that was needed to propel Seton Hall to 2-0 heading into the Gavitt Games on Thursday.