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
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.