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.
Fuquan Edwin scores 21 points in loss.
Pirates' Three Game Win Streak Away from Home Snapped by Golden Eagles
Pirates Take on Niagara at 6 p.m. at the Prudential Center
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. Xavier - USATSI Gallery
Seton Hall men's basketball
2013-2014: BIG EAST All-Rookie Team selection... Earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star recognition... One of two players to appear in all 34 games, earning 19 starts... Started eight of the final nine games, including all three BIG EAST Tournament contests... Averaged 6.0 points, 2.4 assists and 1.4 rebounds... Led the team in assists seven times and had three 5+ assist games... Ranked 10th in the conference shooting 38.2% (39-102) from three-point range in BIG EAST games... Made starts in nine of 18 BIG EAST appearances and averaged 2.7 assists (2.4 assist/turnover ratio) in conference starts... Scored double-figures seven times during the regular-season... Made first career start in a victory over Monmouth (11/18)... Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on 11/25 after scoring 13 points shooting 4-for-5 from downtown in a win over Virginia Tech (11/23) at Barclays Center... Made starts in 10 straight games from 12/5 to 1/11... Recorded a career-high 17 points on 5-for-6 shooting with three triples and a 4-for-4 effort at the free-throw line in a win over NJIT (12/10)... Dished out a career-high eight assists to go with 14 points in a victory over Eastern Washington (12/22)... Erupted for 12 points in the second half of a win at Xavier (2/1), going 2-for-3 (.667) from three-point range and 6-for-7 (.857) at the free-throw line... Averaged 9.5 points, 2.3 assists and sank 9-of-17 (.529) three-pointers over four consecutive starts from 2/20 to 2/28... Scored five points in a first round BIG EAST Tournament victory over Butler (3/12)... Recorded nine points hitting 3-of-4 three-point attempts, including a clutch triple from the corner with 17.2 seconds remaining, in a victory over No. 3 Villanova (3/13) in the BIG EAST quarterfinals... Dished out three assists against Providence (3/14) in the BIG EAST Tournament semifinal.
BEFORE SETON HALL: Three-time All-State guard who scored 2,146 points and handed out 861 assists at Gill St. Bernard's... Four-star recruit who ranked in the top-100 nationally in the 2013 class by ESPN.com... Three-time Somerset County Player of the Year who helped transform Gill St. Bernard's into a national power. The Knights broke into the USA Today High School top-25, rising as high as No. 15 in 2012... Played for his father, Mergin Sina, who was a two-year letterwinner at Seton Hall (1984-86)... Finished as the all-time leading scorer and assist leader in Somerset County history, and was second in three-pointers... Helped guide the Knights to consecutive Somerset County titles (2011 & 2012) and 2012 sectional championship... As a senior, led Gill St. Bernard's averaging 21.3 points, 9.1 assists and buried 117 threes... The Knights advanced to the NJSIAA Tournament semifinals and finished with a 19-8 overall record playing a national schedule... Averaged 20.1 points as a junior and handed out 8.4 assists per game to lead Gill St. Bernard's to a state runner-up finish and a 28-4 record... Finalist for the Gatorade State Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: Son Jill and Mergin Sina... Father played professionally in Belgium, Spain, Italy, Argentina and Portugal where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame and holds the country's single game scoring record (69)... Has a sister Jasmine who is a member of the Binghamton women's basketball team... Born March 12, 1994 in Figueira da Foz, Portugal.