Bracketology Update

The updated NCAA Tournament bracket projections are out, and the Pirates are in the field in nearly all of them. In the USA Today bracket projection, the Pirates are currently a 12 seed and would play Cincinnati in a play-in game for the right to face Purdue. In the most recent ESPN bracket from Joe Lunardi, the Pirates are an 11 seed and would play in the play-in game against California for the right to face Wichita State. The Pirates knocked off the Shockers in December. Jerry Palm of CBS Sports has the Pirates as an 8 seed and they would take on the Indiana Hoosiers.

The Pirates are back in action on Wednesday as they take on Marquette at the Prudential Center. We will have the preview of the game up in the next few days and will also have full coverage and a recap. Also, congratulations to Isaiah Whitehead who was named Big East player of the week. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.

Minor League Update

It has been a great year for Josh Prevost and Conor Krauss as they have both continued to pitch at a high level. Josh Prevost has been dealing for the Brooklyn Cyclones in the New York-Penn League. Prevost has pitched 19.2 innings with an ERA of 1.83 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has struck out 14 batters and surrendered only 4 earned runs. Conor Krauss has split time with two minor league clubs in the Cincinnati Reds organization. In the Arizona League, Krauss was dominant. In 12.2 innings he surrendered just 2 earned runs while posting a 1.42 ERA. He struck out 17 batters and picked up 2 saves. Since August 1, he has been pitching for the Billings Mustangs of the Pioneer League. In 10.2 innings he has posted a 9.28 ERA with 8 strikeouts. We know that Conor will turn it around and be a key asset for the Mustangs. While the baseball season may be winding down, the basketball season is about to heat up. Vincent Santore will have all the latest news and notes from the Seton Hall University basketball team. This is one of the most anticipated seasons in recent memory for the Pirates and we will be here to cover it all. We will continue to have updates on how former Pirates players are performing on their road to the big leagues. Until next time, Hazard Zet Forward.