2015–16 Seton Hall Pirates women's basketball team

The 2015–16 Seton Hall Pirates women's basketball team represent Seton Hall University during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Pirates, led by third head coach Anthony Bozzella, play their home games in Newark, New Jersey at the Walsh Gymnasium and are members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 23–9, 12–6 in Big East play to finish in a tie for second place. They advanced to the semifinals of the Big East Women's Tournament where they lost to Creighton. They received an at-large bid of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament where they lost to Duquesne in the first round.

2015–16 Seton Hall Pirates women's basketball
Cancún Challenge Riviera Division Champions
NCAA Women's Tournament, First Round
ConferenceBig East Conference
2015–16 record23–9 (12–6 Big East)
Head coachAnthony Bozzella (3rd season)
Assistant coaches
  • Lauren DeFalco
  • Tiffany Jones-Smart
  • Christian Stefanopoulos
Home arenaWalsh Gymnasium
2015–16 Big East Conference women's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
#20 DePaul*162 .889  279  .750
Seton Hall126 .667  239  .719
Villanova126 .667  2012  .625
St. John's117 .611  2310  .697
Georgetown99 .500  1614  .533
Marquette99 .500  1416  .467
Xavier810 .444  1713  .567
Creighton810 .444  1718  .486
Butler414 .222  1021  .323
Providence117 .056  524  .172
2016 Big East Basketball Tournament winner
*Tournament #1 seed
As of March 26, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

Roster

2015–16 Seton Hall Pirates women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearHometown
G 00 JaQuan Jackson 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr Killeen, TX
F 1 Tabatha Richardson-Smith 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr Bay City, TX
F 2 Tiffany Jones 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Sr New York, NY
G 3 LaTecia Smith 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr Gardenia, CA
G 4 Kaity Healy 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr Colts Neck, NJ
G/F 5 Martha Kuderer 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fr Eden Prairie, MN
G 10 Jordan Mosley 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS Sr Orlando, FL
G 13 Samantha Bozzella 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) So West Orange, NJ
F 14 Taylor Byrne 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Massapequa, NY
G 15 Aleesha Powell 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) RS Sr Philadelphia, PA
G/F 21 Kathleen Egan 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) RS So Aberdeen, NJ
G 23 Tara Inman 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr Holmdal, NJ
G 24 Shakena Richardson 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) RS Sr Neptune, NJ
C 25 Jordan Molyneaux 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS Fr Denver, CO
G/F 30 Claire Lundberg 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Andover, MN
C 35 Lubirdia Gordon 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Jr Mount Vernon, NY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Rankings

2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball rankings

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Schedule

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/07/2015*
2:00 PM
Philadelphia W 71–47 
Walsh Gymnasium (571)
South Orange, NJ
Non-conference regular season
11/13/2015*
11:00 AM, PSN
Bryant W 93–57  1–0
Walsh Gymnasium (1,132)
South Orange, NJ
11/16/2015*
7:00 PM, FS2
Rutgers W 77–49  2–0
Walsh Gymnasium (1,628)
South Orange, NJ
11/19/2015*
7:00 PM, FS2
Princeton W 71–64  3–0
Walsh Gymnasium (1,130)
South Orange, NJ
11/21/2015*
2:00 PM
at Saint Joseph's W 66–54  4–0
Hagan Arena (921)
Philadelphia, PA
11/24/2015*
8:00 PM
at Texas–Arlington W 61–54  5–0
College Park Center (836)
Arlington, TX
11/26/2015*
6:30 PM
vs. NC State
Women's Cancún Challenge Riviera Division
W 58–55  6–0
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya (133)
Cancún, Mexico
11/27/2015*
9:00 PM
vs. Northern Iowa
Women's Cancún Challenge Riviera Division
W 57–49  7–0
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya (133)
Cancún, Mexico
12/06/2015*
2:00 PM
No. 22 at Georgia L 52–70  7–1
Stegeman Coliseum (3,013)
Athens, GA
12/09/2015*
7:00 PM, PSN
Fordham W 66–54  8–1
Walsh Gymnasium (1,002)
South Orange, NJ
12/12/2015*
5:00 PM, ESPN3
at Liberty W 92–56  9–1
Vines Center (1,990)
Williamsburg, VA
12/20/2015*
12:00 PM, PSN
Saint Peter's W 81–65  10–1
Walsh Gymnasium (866)
South Orange, NJ
Big East regular season
12/29/2015
1:00 PM, BEDN
at Providence W 64–54  11–1 (1–0)
Alumni Hall (525)
Providence, RI
12/31/2015
2:05 PM, BEDN
at Creighton W 86–82  12–1 (2–0)
D. J. Sokol Arena (780)
Omaha, NE
01/03/2016
2:00 PM, BEDN
Marquette W 99–68  13–1 (3–0)
Walsh Gymnasium (842)
South Orange, NJ
01/05/2016
7:00 PM, FS2
No. 25 No. 24 DePaul L 74–86  13–2 (3–1)
Walsh Gymnasium (851)
South Orange, NJ
01/09/2016
2:00 PM, BEDN
No. 25 at St. John's L 69–71  13–3 (3–2)
Carnesecca Arena 
Queens, NY
01/15/2016
7:00 PM, BEDN
at Villanova L 45–55  13–4 (3–3)
The Pavilion (909)
Villanova, PA
01/17/2016
1:00 PM, BEDN
at Georgetown W 83–75  14–4 (4–3)
McDonough Gymnasium (541)
Washington, D.C.
01/22/2016
7:00 PM, BEDN
Xavier W 82–66  15–4 (5–3)
Walsh Gymnasium (1,145)
South Orange, NJ
01/24/2016
2:00 PM, BEDN
Butler W 98–77  16–4 (6–3)
Walsh Gymnasium (809)
South Orange, NJ
01/29/2016
1:00 PM, BEDN
at No. 23 DePaul W 83–74  17–4 (7–3)
Phillips-McGrath Arena (3,001)
Chicago, IL
01/31/2016
3:00 PM, BEDN
at Marquette L 82–89  17–5 (7–4)
Al McGuire Center (1,527)
Milwaukee, WI
02/07/2016
1:30 PM, FS1
St. John's L 64–72  17–6 (7–5)
Walsh Gymnasium (1,697)
South Orange, NJ
02/12/2016
7:00 PM, BEDN
Georgetown L 65–73  17–7 (7–6)
Walsh Gymnasium (959)
South Orange, NJ
02/14/2016
2:00 PM, BEDN
Villanova W 60–50  18–7 (8–6)
Walsh Gymnasium (1,231)
South Orange, NJ
02/19/2016
7:00 PM, FS2
at Butler W 72–67  19–7 (9–6)
Hinkle Fieldhouse (1,079)
Indianapolis, IN
02/21/2016
2:00 PM, BEDN
at Xavier W 72–67  20–7 (10–6)
Cintas Center (1,812)
Cincinnati, OH
02/26/2016
7:00 PM, BEDN
Creighton W 77–71  21–7 (11–6)
Walsh Gymnasium (886)
South Orange, NJ
02/28/2016
6:00 PM, BEDN
Providence W 71–54  22–7 (12–6)
Walsh Gymnasium (1,012)
South Orange, NJ
Big East Women's Tournament
03/06/2016
3:30 PM, FS2
vs. Marquette
Quarterfinals
W 93–86  23–7
McGrath-Phillips Arena (1,884)
Chicago, IL
03/07/2016
4:00 PM, FS1
vs. Creighton
Semifinals
L 56–77  23–8
McGrath-Phillips Arena 
Chicago, IL
Big East Women's Tournament
03/19/2016*
1:30 PM, ESPN2
(8 B) vs. (9 B) Duquesne
First Round
L 76–97  23–9
Gampel Pavilion 
Storrs, CT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. B=Bridgeport Region.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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