Seton Hall

Official Name: 
Seton Hall University
Nickname: 
Pirates
Mailing Address: 

Brennan Recreation Center
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

Telephone: 
(973) 761-9493
Fax: 
(973) 761-9061
Enrollment: 
9,600
Arena: 

Prudential Center
Capacity: 18,500
Year Opened: 2007

School Colors: 
Blue and White
Conference: 

Big East (since 1980)
Former Member of Metropolitan Collegiate (1966-69)

Final AP Top 10 Rankings: 

(2) 1953 and 1993

NCAA Division I Tournament Appearances: 

(9) 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2004, and 2006
15-9 record (.600)
Reached Final Four in 1989 (2nd)

NIT Appearances: 

(16) 1941, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1974, 1977, 1987, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, and 2010
6-18 record (.250)
Finished 4th in 1941, 4th in 1951 and 1st in 1953

All-Time Winningest Coach: 

John Honey Russell (18 years from 1937-43 and 1950-60, 295-129 record, .696)

All-Time Scoring Leader: 

Terry Dehere (2,494 points from 1990-93)

All-Time Rebounding Leader: 

Walter Dukes (1,697 from 1951-53)

Single-Game Individual Scoring Record: 

Nick Werkman (54 points as senior vs. Scranton on 1/29/64)

All-American Selections: 
NCAA Consensus First-Team All-Americans: 
NCAA Consensus Second-Team All-Americans: 

Individual Single-Game Scoring Record Box Score:

Nick Werkman (52 vs. Scranton, Pa.)
January 29, 1964 (senior/33.2 ppg)

1

2

Total

Seton Hall

38

73

111

Scranton

38

42

80

Name

FG

FT

PTS

Werkman

21

10-13

52

Dec

5

0-0

10

Slaten

2

0-0

4

Sunkett

4

1-2

9

Chave

3

1-1

7

Mitchell

2

0-0

4

Cuccolo

5

0-0

10

Dunleavy

0

0-1

0

Evers

0

4-4

4

Barlik

2

1-1

5

Plocinik

1

0-0

2

Kenney

2

0-0

4

Reidy

0

0-0

0

Totals

47

17-22

111

Percentages

.773

Scranton

Name

FG

FT

PTS

Yucka

4

4-4

12

Witaconis

11

2-3

24

Cooper

7

0-0

14

Dooley

0

0-0

0

Kane

4

4-4

12

Shaffer

1

0-0

2

Tardlo

0

0-1

0

Grochowski

1

4-5

6

Hebischer

1

4-6

6

Castrogavani

1

2-2

4

Totals

30

20-25

80

Percentages

.800

Coach

Seasons

Years

Record

W-L %

Best Season(s)

Record

William Caffrey

1

1909

10-4

.714

1909

10-4

Dick McDonough

1

1910

6-2

.750

1910

6-2

Jim Flanagan

1

1911

4-0

1.000

1911

4-0

Frank J. Hill

18

1912-30 (not 1919)

191-75-1

.715

1915

15-2

Dan Steinberg

1

1931

12-11

.521

1931

12-11

Les Fries

2

1932-33

18-13-1

.580

1933

8-4

John Colrick

2

1935-36

8-22

.280

both years

.267

John "Honey" Russell

18

1937-43, 1950-60

295-129

.696

1940

19-0

Bob Davies

1

1947

24-3

.889

1947

24-3

Jack Reitmeier

2

1948-49

34-12

.739

1948

18-4

Richard Regan

10

1961-70

112-131

.460

1963

16-7

Bill Raftery

11

1971-81

154-141

.522

1976

18-9

Horace "Hoddy" Mahon

1

1982

11-16

.407

1982

11-16

P.J. Carlesimo

12

1983-94

212-166

.561

1989

31-7

George Blaney

3

1995-97

38-48

.442

1995

16-14

Tommy Amaker

4

1998-2001

68-55

.553

2000

22-10

Louis Orr

5

2002-06

80-69

.537

2004

21-10

Bobby Gonzalez

4

2007-10

66-59

.528

2010

19-13

Kevin Willard

1

2011

13-18

.419

2011

13-18

  • All-Time W-L Record: 1,360-976 (.582) from 1904 through 2011.
  • NOTES: Seton Hall (NJ) did not have a formal coach in 1904 (2-3-1 record)
  • The Pirates did not field a formal team from 1905-08, in 1919 and 1934, and from 1944-46
  • Blaney's record does not reflect a forfeit victory awarded from Purdue in 1995-96.