Delgado named Met Co-Rookie of the Year; Gibbs selected to All-Met second team.
Pirates get a 6-7 dynamic wing and a 6-9 athletic forward to join earlier commit Dalton Soffer.
Junior guard ranked in the top five in the BIG EAST in scoring and assists.
Gibbs named to second team, Delgado and Whitehead both All-Rookie
Gibbs scores 22, Delgado notches 10th double-double of the season.
Seton Hall falls to No. 24 Providence, 79-66
Pirates win 67-66 over Creighton
February 16, 2015
Seton Hall vs. Georgetown
Seton Hall vs. Marquette (USATSI)
**2014-15 SECOND TEAM ALL-MET WRITERS**
2014-15: Played in 29 games, starting 28...Selected as a second team All-BIG EAST and Second Team NABC All-District 5 performer...Two-time BIG EAST Player of the Week (Jan. 5, Dec. 12), becoming the first Pirate recognized twice in the same season since All-American Terry Dehere in 1992-93...Landed on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll five times throughout the season...Second in the BIG EAST with a .436 mark from downtown, ranking ninth nationally...3-point percentage was second-highest in Seton Hall history...Second in the league with 17.5 PPG in conference play...Sank 75 treys on the season, the fourth-highest total in the BIG EAST... Only player to rank in the top-five in the BIG EAST in both scoring (16.3 PPG, 4th) and assists (3.8 APG, 5th)...25 double-digit scoring performances including nine 20+-point performances, eight of which came in BIG EAST play...Finished third in the league with a 2.0 assist/turnover ratio against conference foes...Finished five games without a single turnover, recording four or more assists in four of them...Led the team in scoring 14 times and posted a team-high in assists in 18 contests...Had nine games of 15+ points and 5+ assists...Logged 30 or more minutes in 22 games, averaging 33.7/game for the season...Scored six points and handed out five assists in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament against Marquette (3/11)...Scored 22 points (8-of-14 FG) and handed out five assists at Georgetown (3/7)...Made lone appearance as a reserve and finished with 11 points, four assists and three steals against Providence (3/7)...Tallied 17 points, shooting 4-of-6 from downtown against Georgetown (2/10)...Recorded 16 points and four boards vs. Marquette (2/7)...Totaled 21 points, five rebounds and four assists at DePaul (2/3)...Helped Seton Hall to a win with 22 points, eight assists and four boards against Xavier (1/31)...Recorded first career double-double with 24 points and career-high 10 assists in SHU's first-ever win at Marquette (1/28)...Posted 30 points on 6-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc against Butler (1/13)...Recorded 22 points and sank the game-winning 3-pointer in the final seconds at Creighton (1/10)...Finished with eight points and seven assists at Xavier (1/7)...Registered 20 points and four assists in a win over #6/#5 Villanova (1/3)...Delivered 25 points and eight assists without a turnover in a victory over #15/#17 St. John's in the BIG EAST opener...Finished with 18 points (7-of-10 FG) and added five assists against Maine (12/27)...Totaled 14 points and six helpers at USF (12/18), his 10th consecutive game scoring in double-figures to start the season...Finished with 19 points -- all in the second half -- and added four assists at #11/#11 Wichita State...Recorded 11 points and four helpers in the inaugural Garden State Hardwood Classic vs. Rutgers (12/6)...Exploded for 40 points, knocking down 7-of-9 treys and all 13 of his free throws to help the Pirates down Illinois State for the Paradise Jam crown (11/24)...40-point performance was the first for SHU since Jeremy Hazell in 2009-10 and helped him earn MVP honors for the tournament...Posted 16 points and five assists in semifinal round against Gardner Webb (11/23)...Recorded 15 points and three assists in Paradise Jam opener vs. Nevada (11/21)...Opened the season with 17 points, five rebounds and five assists without a turnover against Mercer (11/16).2013-2014: Started 21 of 32 appearances... Scored a team-leading 421 points and ranked 16th in the BIG EAST averaging 13.2 points per game... Finished third in the BIG EAST with a 4.4 assist average against conference opponents... Dished out team-highs in assists in 13 of 18 BIG EAST games... Finished fourth overall in the BIG EAST with 4.2 assists per game and a 2.0 assist/turnover ratio... Posted double-figures a team-best 23 times... Led the team in assists 22 times and in scoring on seven occasions... Registered six 20-point performances... Had 12 double-digit scoring efforts in 17 BIG EAST appearances, including a pair of 20-point games... Scored double-figures in 15 of first 18 games at Seton Hall, including a 23 point effort going 17-of-23 (.739) at the free-throw line in Pirate debut versus Niagara (11/9)... Recorded a game-high 26 points shooting 4-for-8 (.500) from the field and 17-for-20 (.850) at the line to go with five assists against Oklahoma (11/22) at Barclays Center... Registered double-figures in 11 straight games from 12/5 to 1/23... Scored a career-high 27 points shooting 7-for-12 (.583) from the field, 3-for-4 (.750) from downtown and 10-for-10 at the line in a win at Rutgers (12/8)... Topped off a 15 point and career-high 43 minute performance by hitting the decisive free-throws with 3.3 seconds to go in a double-overtime victory at Providence to open BIG EAST action... Handed out a career-high nine assists and had 11 points in a victory at Georgetown (1/18)... Delivered 20 point performances at St. John's (1/23) and against Providence (2/28)... Averaged 7.7 points and a team-high 4.7 assists over 29.7 minutes of action in three BIG EAST Tournament games off the bench... Posted 10 points, including the game-winning step back jumper at the buzzer to defeat No.3 Villanova (3/13) in the quarterfinals... Registered 13 points and dished out six assists for the second straight game in the BIG EAST Tournament semifinals against Providence (3/14).
2012-2013: Sat out per NCAA transfer regulations.
2011-2012 (at Texas): Played in 30 of the team's 34 games... Averaged 2.6 points and 0.7 assists in 7.5 minutes per contest... Converted 24-of-53 (.453) field goals, including 13-of-35 (.371) from three-point range, and 17-of-22 (.773) free throws... Posted a season-high 14 points on 5-of-5 field goals, connecting on three triples in 18 minutes during a win against Nicholls State (12/13).
BEFORE SETON HALL: Starred at Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, N.J... Averaged 20.8 points, 4.2 assists and 1.8 steals per game during his senior season... Earned First Team All-State honors from the Newark Star Ledger as a senior... Guided Seton Hall Prep to a 26-4 record and the Essex County Tournament championship in his senior year... Averaged 22.7 points and eight assists per game as a junior while leading the Pirates to a 26-3 mark... Holds the school's career scoring record (1,984 points).
PERSONAL: Full name is Sterling Dupree Gibbs... Son of Jacqui and Temple Gibbs... Father, Temple, played football at Temple University... Has two brothers, Ashton Gibbs, who was a First Team All-BIG EAST performer in basketball at the University of Pittsburgh, and T.J. Gibbs, who attends Seton Hall Prep... Born July 17, 1993 in Newark, N.J.