Both VCU and SHU beat St. Francis to open their seasons. Seton Hall survived vs. St. Francis NY to win in overtime 75-71. VCU survived a scare from St. Francis PA and ended up winning 63-57. After the jump, see the key contributors for VCU and SHU and see my prediction for the game.
November 16, 2011
Game Previews Aaron Cosby, Bradford Burgess, Charleston Classic, Final Four, Fuquan Edwin, Haralds Karlis, Herb Pope, Jordan Theodore, Juvonte Reddic, Kevin Willard, Patrik Auda, Seton Hall Basketball, Shaka Smart, Troy Daniels, VCU, Virginia Commonwealth University Leave a comment
November 14, 2011
Recruiting News Alabama, Big East, Cincinnati, Demarcus Cousins, East Carolina, Isaiah Briscoe, Jaleel Cousins, Jaren Sina, Jaylen Beckham, Josh Gray, Kyle Anderson, Madison Jones, Miami, Mississippi State, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Raymon Austin, Rutgers, Seton Hall Basketball, St. Francis, St. Johns Leave a comment
Here are some recruiting tidbits from the past week
- ’15 PG Isaiah Briscoe was in attendance for SHU’s opening game win over St. Francis. Briscoe is considered to be the top PG in the class of ’15 and probably one of the top 10 players in the Nation. He would be as big of get as Kyle Anderson would have been.
- ’12PG Jaylen Beckham won’t decide until the Spring signing period. Oklahoma State and Seton Hall have shown interest but have not offered. He does not seem to be at the Big East level but we will see how he plays this winter.
- ’12PG Madison Jones will not decide until the Spring. He said East Carolina and SHU were recruiting him the hardest, though SHU has not offered. Don’t expect him to end up at SHU
- JUCO PF Raymon Austin did not sign in the Fall signing period but told South Orange Juice that he will sign with SHU in the spring. However, I do not buy this. I would consider this an open scholarship.
- ’12PG Josh Gray did not end up at Seton Hall, which was not surprising after he canceled his visit to South Orange. He instead signed with Mississippi State.
- ’13PG Jaren Sina took his second visit to SHU within the past month last weekend. He would be a huge get and a potential program changer. He claims offers from Alabama, Seton Hall, RU, Cincy, Miami, PSU and SJU and interest from almost a dozen others. He also stated that location would not play a huge role in his decision.
- ’12G/F Kyle Anderson said recently that he was “sold on SHU” until he decided that he did not want to stay in Jersey.
- ’12C Jaleel Cousins (DeMarcus Cousins younger brother) was offered by Seton Hall last week. He is considered raw and needs a strong season to prove he is a Big East player but he is certainly big.
November 13, 2011
Game Recaps Aaron Cosby, Ben Mockford, Dre Calloway, Fuquan Edwin, Haralds Karlis, Herb Pope, Jordan Theodore, Kevin Willard, Patrik Auda, Prudential Center, Seton Hall Basketball, St. Francis, Stefan Perunicic, Travis Nichols Leave a comment
In an uninspiring performance by the Seton Hall Pirates that required a miraculous late game shot by senior Point Guard, Jordan Theodore, the Seton Hall Pirates (1-0) managed to survive a scare and win in OT vs. the St. Francis Terriers of New York by a final score of 75 to 71. After the jump, read the entire recap of this mostly miserable game to watch.