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Seton Hall Pirates

Seton Hall Basketball: Pirates Team Preview and Season Prediction 2019-20

Pirates anticipate a deep run in March
Seton Hall Pirates 2019-20 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

After the program’s fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance last season, Seton Hall could have lost its coach and its best player during the offseason.


Kevin Willard was courted by Virginia Tech to replace the departed Buzz Williams, while Myles Powell tested the NBA Draft process. By early April, Willard had decided to stay at Seton Hall, reportedly receiving an extension in the process. By late May, Powell had opted to return as well.

Seton Hall Pirates vs. Wofford Terriers Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

Pirates look to slow down the streaking Terriers
Seton Hall Pirates vs. Wofford Terriers Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

There probably isn't a hotter team in the nation than Wofford heading into the NCAA Tournament. The Terriers own a 20-game winning streak and feature an offense that scores in bunches. Seton Hall gets the not-so-simple task of becoming the latest team to try and contain the Southern Conference champs.

 

Wofford earning a No. 7 seed is no fluke. The Terriers lost only to North Carolina, Kansas, Mississippi State, and Oklahoma during the regular season. They went unbeaten in conference play and have one of the nation's best 3-point shooting teams.

NC State Wolfpack vs. Seton Hall Pirates: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview and Prediction

The ACC and Big East square off in a No. 9 vs. No. 8 matchup in Wichita
NC State Wolfpack vs. Seton Hall Pirates: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview and Prediction

The Seton Hall Pirates will make their third straight NCAA Tournament appearance on Thursday as they will take on the NC State Wolfpack

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