Tag Archives: Kevin Willard

St. John’s Rounding Into Form With Win Over Seton Hall

St. John’s avenged last month’s dismal loss at Seton Hall with an energizing 78-70 victory over the Pirates Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Continue reading

Tempo-Free Big East: Feb. 11th Edition

Is Villanova the Big East’s best team? Based on win-loss record and efficiency margin, the answer is clear. The Wildcats are certainly bound for the NCAA tournament, but digging deeper into the numbers suggests another squad might surpass Nova. Continue reading

Tempo-Free Big East: Jan. 16 Edition

Since the Big East season is now two weeks old, it felt right to unveil this season’s first tempo-free analysis of the nation’s third-toughest conference. Continue reading

Seton Hall 78, St. John’s 67: More Than Isaiah Whitehead

Seton Hall is the youngest team in the Big East, but for roughly two-thirds of today’s game against St. John’s, the Hall appeared to have morphed into their cross-river elders. Largely comprised of underclassmen and newcomers, the Pirates played as if this was their third or fourth conference opener, building a lead that stretched to 11 points with seven or so minutes remaining in the game. Continue reading