A look back at the week that was for the Pirates in the Big Apple
Sterling Gibbs hit a step-back jumper at the buzzer and Seton Hall stunned No. 3 Villanova 64-63.
Pirates will face Butler for the third time this season Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden.
Pirates' Three Game Win Streak Away from Home Snapped by Golden Eagles
Pirates look to score fifth win in seven all-time meetiings with the Hokies
Seton Hall takes on Providence in the Semifinals of the Big East Conference Tournament
Seton Hall vs. Villanova - USATSI Gallery
Seton Hall men's basketball
Seton Hall vs Creighton (USATSI)
USATSI gallery, men's basketball
2013-2014: Named to NABC Honor Roll...Made starts in all three BIG EAST Tournament games... Scored 13 points shooting 6-for-8 in victory over #3/#3 Villanova (3/13) and posted nine points and nine rebounds in semifinals versus Providence (3/14)... Set career-highs with nine field goals on 15 attempts, finishing with 22 points, three rebounds and three blocks at Butler (3/8)...Tallied 10 points, five rebounds and two assists vs. Providence (2/28)...Handed out four assists to go with seven points and three rebounds at DePaul (2/25)...Totaled 12 points, five rebounds and three assists at Creighton (2/23) despite being limited to 16 minutes due to foul trouble...Chipped in eight points, six rebounds and three assists off the bench vs. Georgetown (2/20)...Shot 7-of-10 in 31 minutes off the bench vs. St. John's (2/13), and posted 15 points, six rebounds and two steals...Recorded 10 points against Marquette, passing the 500-point mark for his career (2/11)...Scored seven points and grabbed two boards at Villanova (2/7)...Recorded an assist for the ninth time in 10 games at Xavier (2/1)...Made his eighth-consecutive start and totaled two rebounds and one assist against Butler (1/29)...Matched a career-high with five assists (0 turnovers) to go with nine points and six rebounds vs. DePaul (1/25)...Hit 8-of-9 free throws in a 12-point effort to go along with a team-high seven rebounds at St. John's (1/23)...Totaled four points and six rebounds in a start at Georgetown (1/18)...Recorded 10 points to go with a team-high eight rebounds and three assists while logging a career-high 38 minutes at Marquette (1/11)...Tallied 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting and matched a team-high with six rebounds vs. Villanova (1/8)...One of three Pirates to score in double-figures against Creighton, finishing with 10 points (1/4)...Started for the first time in eight games and recorded 11 points at Providence (12/31)...Totaled four points and three rebounds in 12 minutes against Lafayette (12/27)...Returned after six-game absence and tallied six points in six first half minutes against Eastern Washington (12/22)...Selected one of 73 NCAA Division I men's basketball nominees for the 2014 Allstate NABC Good Works Teams recognizing student -athletes who have made significant contributions to their communities through volunteerism and civic service... Played 10 minutes and handed out two assists against Oklahoma (11/18)... Scored five points, grabbed three rebounds and made three steals in 29 minutes coming off the bench at Mercer (11/16)...Posted 15 points shooting 4-for-6 from the field and 7-for-7 at the free-throw line in a win over Kent State (11/13)... Delivered 11 points on 4-for-5 shooting against Niagara (11/9), his first double-digit scoring performance since scoring 11 points vs. Providence on March 6, 2012.
2012-2013: Became the first Seton Hall men's basketball three-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star since Reggie Garrett earned the distinction three straight years, 1998-01... Appeared in five games, starting twice... Averaged 7.6 points and 3.4 rebounds... Sidelined after Maine game (11/21) for the remainder of season with a broken right foot... Scored eight points off the bench vs. Norfolk State (11/12)... Recorded nine points and six rebounds in a career-high 37 minutes vs. Washington (11/17)... Tallied eight points and five rebounds vs. Maine (11/21) in just 14 minutes before suffering season ending injury.
2011-2012: Earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star recognition...Played in all 34 games and made 26 starts... Averaged 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds per game... Scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) (11/12)... Scored seven points vs. VCU (11/17) before being ejected after being called for an intentional foul due to an elbow... Scored three points before fouling out vs. Saint Joseph's (11/18)... Recorded 12 points and seven rebounds in 30 minutes vs. Yale (11/22)... Recorded 12 points and six rebounds vs. Saint Peter's (11/26)... Scored 17 points to go with five rebounds and three steals vs. Auburn (12/2)... Had 11 points and seven rebounds vs. NJIT (12/6)... Had eight points and five rebounds vs. Wake Forest (12/10)... Scored 10 points vs. Mercer (12/18)... Scored a season-high 18 points to go with three blocks at Dayton (12/21)... Had seven points and six rebounds at Longwood (12/23)... Grabbed eight rebounds to go with six points at Syracuse (12/28)... Had six rebounds vs. West Virginia (12/30)... Dished out a season-high five assists at USF (1/13)... Notched his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds off the bench vs. St. John's (2/14)... Had seven points and six rebounds at Cincinnati (2/18)... Had seven points, five rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block vs. Georgetown (2/21)... Had 10 points, six rebounds and two assists off the bench vs. Rutgers (2/25)... Had 11 points and four rebounds in just 18 minutes vs. Providence (3/6) in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship... Scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Louisville (3/7) in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship... Tallied eight points and two rebounds in 17 minutes vs. UMass (3/17) in the second round of the NIT.
2010-2011: Named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star... Played in 24 games and made one start... Averaged 3.2 points and 2.5 rebounds per game... Missed seven games due to turf toe... Made collegiate debut at Temple (11/12) and picked up one rebound and one assist... Strong all-around game vs. Cornell (11/14) with five rebounds, two assists and three blocks in 17 minutes... Scored two points vs. Clemson (11/22)... Had three points and five rebounds vs. Saint Peter's (11/29) in his first career start... Had three points vs. Arkansas (12/8)... Scored 10 points at UMass (12/11)... Scored nine points vs. Longwood (12/13)... Had nine points, seven rebounds and three assists vs. NJIT (12/19)... Made return to action with nine minutes vs. Providence (1/30)... Had five points, four rebounds and one steal in 19 minutes at West Virginia (2/2)... Scored 14 points and was 3-for-4 from three-point range vs. Marquette (3/5) - also grabbed a team-high six rebounds.
BEFORE SETON HALL/PERSONAL: Native of Brno, Czech Republic... Played at the Canarias Basketball Academy (CBA) in the Canary Islands, Spain... Latest in a long pipeline of Seton Hall players from Europe including stars such as Arturas Karnishovas and Rimas Kaukenas...Represented the Czech Republic at 2011 World University Games in Shenzen, China...Led the Czech team with averages of 15.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game during the competition... Left-handed... Good three-point shooter... Possesses strong physical inside game... Ranked #63 among power forwards by ESPN.com... Named to the National Prep School Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging more than 17 points and nine rebounds per game... Recruited by more than 50 Division I programs... Born Aug. 29, 1989.