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Seton Hall Makes NCAA Tournament For 4th Straight Time

(Myles Powell – @SetonHallMBB)

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team has turned into a perennial power in the Big East Conference, as they reached the conference tournament final on Saturday night as lost a nail-biter to Villanova.

On Sunday, The Pirates earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth consecutive year. received an at-large bid and and have been slotted in as a No. 10 seed in the Midwest Region and will face No. 7 seed Wofford in Jacksonville on Thursday.

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St. John’s Ponds Named to All-Big East Team

(Shamorie Ponds – @StJohnsBball)

St. John’s point guard Shamorie Ponds has earned a spot on the All-Big East First Team for the second straight season, it was announced on Sunday afternoon by the league office.

Ponds becomes just the fifth player in St. John’s history to garner consecutive First Team All-Big East bids and the first to do so since Marcus Hatten in 2002 and 2003.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: Washington’s Battles At Valley Forge

Valley Forge

By Bob Drury and Tom Clavin

Simon & Schuster; hardcover; $30.00

George Washington was referred to as the “Father of Our Country” 240 years ago, during the winter of 1778, when his political accomplishments were on full display. However, when it is viewed through a military prism, most of the previous historical accounts view this as a bleak period .

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St. John’s Heron Named Big East Player of the Week; Figueroa Earns Honor Roll

(Mustapha Heron – @StJohnsBball)

On Sunday, Mustapha Heron and LJ Figueroa led St. John’s to a comeback victory over No. 13/13 Villanova, and on Monday, Heron has been named the Big East Player of the Week and Figueroa earned a spot on the league’s weekly honor roll.

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Red Bulls Sign 2018 MLS Defender of the Year Aaron Long

(Aaron Long greeting fans – Provided by Red Bulls)

The Red Bulls have signed United States Men’s National Team defender Aaron Long to a multi-year MLS contract using Targeted Allocation Money, the club announced on Monday morning.

Long was an integral piece of the Red Bulls’ success last season, anchoring a Red Bulls backline that allowed just 33 goals in 34 regular season games en route to the 2018 Supporters’ Shield with league-record points (71) and wins (22), as well as appearances in the Eastern Conference Finals and Semifinals of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League.

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