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Providence's Kalif Young (13) and A.J. Reeves (10) react as Seton Hall's Romaro Gill (35) dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

No. 10 Seton Hall wins 9th in a row, edging Providence 73-64

Jan. 22, 2020 11:57 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There is more to No. 10 Seton Hall than Myles Powell — a lot more. Romaro Gill had 17 points, eight blocks and six rebound in making up for a rare sub-par game by Powell and the Pirates outlasted Providence 73-64 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight victory. Seton Hall...

Rutgers guard Montez Mathis (23) hangs on the rim after this slam dunk during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 in Piscataway, N.J. (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)

Rutgers returns to basketball poll for first time since 1979

Jan. 20, 2020 4:07 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is back in the men's college basketball poll for the first time in more than 40 years. The Scarlet Knights were ranked No. 24 by The Associated Press on Monday. It was their first time in the poll since they were No. 18 in the final rankings of the 1978-79 season. This is...

Seton Hall guard Myles Powell (13) reacts after making a basket during the second half of an NCAA  college basketball game against St. John's in New York, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Seton Hall won 82-79. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)

No. 18 Seton Hall beats St. John's 82-79 for 8th straight

Jan. 18, 2020 5:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Myles Powell wants the ball with the game on the line. This time, he wouldn't let go of it afterward, either. The star guard scored 23 of his 29 points in the second half, surpassing 2,000 for his stellar career, and No. 18 Seton Hall rallied past St. John's 82-79 on Saturday to extend its...

Butler guard Kamar Baldwin (3) drives on Seton Hall guard Myles Cale (22) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Halftime adjustments lead No. 18 Pirates past No. 5 Butler

Jan. 15, 2020 9:56 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard kept it simple at halftime Wednesday. He needed Myles Powell to be more aggressive, 7-foot-2 Romaro Gill to become a bigger presence in the post and Quincy McKnight to execute the plan flawlessly. All of it worked. Powell and Gill combined for 34...

Butler guard Kamar Baldwin (3) drives against Providence guard David Duke (3) and forward Kalif Young, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Big East a beast again with four teams showcased in Top 25

Jan. 14, 2020 1:40 AM EST

It has been a long time since the Big East commanded the spotlight like it does in college basketball these days. In fact, you probably have to go back about seven years to the days before conference realignment, when Bob Huggins was stalking the sidelines at West Virginia, Rick Pitino was leading Louisville, and...

Powell scores 23, Seton Hall wins its sixth in row, 69-55

Jan. 11, 2020 7:47 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard didn't hesitate to take out most of his starters after Marquette rallied from a seven-point deficit to tie the game midway through the second half. The Pirates needed needed a jump start and Anthony Nelson, Shavar Reynolds, Tyrese Samuel and Ike Obiagu got...

Seton Hall's Myles Powell, left, shoots against Xavier's Naji Marshall (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Powell scores 24, surging Seton Hall beats Xavier 83-71

Jan. 8, 2020 11:51 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — With its best player back from a concussion, Seton Hall is on its best surge of the season, all the way to the top of the Big East. Myles Powell scored 24 points Wednesday night, and Seton Hall remained undefeated in the league play by beating Xavier 83-71, ending the Musketeers' streak...

Seton Hall rolls past Georgetown 78-62 as tempers flare

Jan. 4, 2020 1:14 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Romaro Gill scored a career-high 17 points as Seton Hall topped Georgetown 78-62 on Friday night in a game that saw six players ejected following a brief tussle late in the contest. With just over three minutes left in the game, tempers flared after Georgetown's Mac McClung and and...

Butler forward Jordan Tucker (1) passes the ball past St. John's guard Rasheem Dunn (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julius Constantine Motal)

Big East deep and full of NCAA tournament contenders

Jan. 2, 2020 2:09 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — One night, it might be Myles Powell, with Seton Hall's pair of 7-foot-2 centers patrolling the lane. Or Villanova, with its championship pedigree and coach Jay Wright roaming the sideline. Another tough Butler team. Xavier and its experience. The dynamic Markus Howard and Marquette. On and...

Powell helps Seton Hall beat DePaul 74-66

Dec. 30, 2019 11:58 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard wanted to work Myles Powell back into the lineup. Powell had another idea. Powell scored 27 points in his return from a concussion, and Seton Hall beat DePaul 74-66 on Monday night in the Big East opener for each school. “He is the toughest son of a gun...