Could Seton Hall Return to March Madness after a Long Drought?

Seton Hall hasn't been to the NCAA Tournament since 2006.

Seton Hall's head coach, Kevin Willard, has had recent success on the recruiting trail the past two seasons. He boasts Isaiah Whitehead (Brooklyn, NY/Lincoln High School), Jaren Sina (Lake Hopatcong, NJ/Gill St. Bernard's School), and Angel Delgado (Troy, NY/Huntington Prep).  The three are ESPN Top 100 recruits from the class of 2013 and 2014, two of which are Top 50 players in the nation.  These two classes combined lay a nice foundation for the future and yields an opportunity to go to the NCAA Tournament. Even if Whitehead doesn't stay and declares for the draft early, Seton Hall gains momentum recruiting-wise from his commitment. 

Whitehead was a high-caliber recruit, getting offers from the likes of UCLA, Syracuse, Louisville, Kentucky and Kansas respectively.  He offers physicality, athleticism, a consistent 3-point shot, and the ability to take it to the rim with ease.   Although it has been said that he has an inconsistent work-ethic andcan be unpredictable on defense, he has the potential to be the Big East Rookie of the Year during the 2014-2015 season.

Sina is also a great addition to this team.  Aside from the fact that he might not be the quickest or most athletic guard, he has a lot of great traits to make up for his flaws.  First, he has a lethal jump shot that is almost automatic within 25 feet.  Sina also has a high basketball IQ, can play either guard position, and possesses tremendous passing ability.

Lastly, Angel Delgado is another recruit that is an impressive adjunct to this team.  The 6'8" power forward needs to add strength but has various promising qualities to his game.  This includes his outstanding rebounding ability, great size and athleticisim, defensive mobility, and excellent finishing characteristics.

These three recruits are awesome additions to a Seton Hall squad, who hasn't had players like this in a long time.  Hopefully Kevin Willard will be able to build off of these recruits and make them a post-season contender.  If these recruits don't leave Seton Hall early and are dedicated to getting better, I don't see why Seton Hall won't make it to March Madness in the next few years.