Seton Hall Rumors & News

  • Former Seton Hall guard gives up pro ball for firefighting career

    The Score "Derrick Gordon had a successful college basketball career throughout his time at Western Kentucky, UMass, and Seton Hall, but has opted against a professional career overseas to become a firefighter. The 6-foot-3 guard, who averaged 8.0 points for the Pirates in 2015-16, announced on Twitter..." July 24

  • Seton Hall adds graduate transfer guard Madison Jones

    College Basketball Talk "Seton Hall added a piece to its backcourt late this week as former Wake Forest guard Madison Jones will finish his career with the Pirates, a source confirmed to The 6-foot-1 Jones was previously dismissed by Wake Forest last August for a violation of athletics department policy..." June 11

  • Isaiah Whitehead officially leaving Seton Hall for NBA Draft

    Newark Star-Ledger "After weeks of speculation, news finally broke on Tuesday night regarding Isaiah Whitehead's basketball future. The sophomore star is going pro. Whitehead tweeted on Tuesday night that he had decided forgo his final two years of eligibility at Seton Hall to enter the NBA Draft. Adrian..." May 25

  • Seton Hall's Isaiah Whitehead to make NBA Draft decision on May 19

    Newark Star-Ledger "The deadline to withdraw from the NBA Draft is May 25. But Seton Hall fans will know the fate of star sophomore guard Isaiah Whitehead on May 19. Whitehead tweeted on Sunday that he would be making his NBA Draft decision on Thursday, May 19." May 16

  • Seton Hall's Isaiah Whitehead '100 Percent' Gone With First-Round Guarantee "Isaiah Whitehead hasn't formally signed with an agent and has until May 25 to return to school, but the Seton Hall sophomore guard says he's "100 percent" gone if he gets a promise to be chosen in the first round of next month's NBA Draft. "Oh yeah, 100 percent," Whitehead said Thursday at the..." May 13

  • Isaiah Whitehead declares, will not hire an agent

    Big East Coast Bias "The 2016 NBA Draft features new rules that allow for any and all players to test the waters to see where they stand with the option to head back to college if they do not think that their draft prospects will lead to selection amongst the 60 picks given out each year. Already, the Big East has..." March 31

  • Gonzaga shuts down Seton Hall

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Gonzaga needed a strong finish last week to keep its NCAA Tournament streak alive. The Bulldogs used dominating defensive Thursday to extend another run. Domantas Sabonis had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Wiltjer scored 13 and 11th-seeded Gonzaga beat sixth-seeded Seton Hall..." March 18

  • Seton Hall's Derrick Gordon the first openly gay player in NCAA tournament

    USA Today "Derrick Gordon just wanted to win and get back to the NCAA tournament. "That's all that matters, really," the senior guard told USA TODAY Sports last May when announcing his transfer as a graduate student to Seton Hall from UMass. Now that's where Gordon, the first openly gay Division I..." March 13

  • Seton Hall earns semifinal win over No. 5 Xavier

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Isaiah Whitehead and Khadeen Carrington, separated by just a few stops on the subway growing up in Brooklyn, had a pact that they would be responsible for putting Seton Hall back on the Big East Conference landscape. The sophomore guards took a major step in that resurgence,..." March 12

  • Seton Hall claims first title since 1993

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- It had been 23 years since a Seton Hall player cut down the nets at Madison Square Garden, symbolic of winning the Big East Conference Tournament, so you could understand Isaiah Whitehead's concern. "I was scared I was going to fall," Whitehead admitted. Who could blame him..." March 12