On Friday night time, after No. thirteen Seton Corridor practiced for the ultimate time earlier than enjoying Georgetown on Saturday, the Pirates had a particular visitor — none aside from former Pirates coach P.J. Carlesimo.
Carlesimo, who led Seton Corridor from 1982 by means of 1994, was on the town for a particular twenty fifth anniversary presentation honoring his 1992-ninety three Pirates workforce that gained each the Huge East common season and event championships. He paid a go to to follow and spoke to the workforce.
“P.J’s message was if you wish to be good in March, you need to be good now,” stated Seton Corridor head coach Kevin Willard, after his workforce defeated Georgetown seventy four-sixty one. “It was a very good message for my guys. It was good to have the ability to decide his mind and take heed to the tales he tells. I can not measure what he is completed for the varsity. I am nonetheless ready for us to place up a statue of him for every little thing he did.”
The Pirates have been excellent Saturday, coming off a troublesome 20-level setback to Marquette on Tuesday.
“I assumed they performed exhausting towards Marquette, however simply did not have it emotionally,” Willard stated. “I am pleased with the best way we performed in the present day.”
Desi Rodriguez and Myles Powell every scored 19 factors to steer the Pirates. Powell was particularly fired up after the workforce’s sluggish efficiency towards Marquette.