Originally posted on College Hoops Digest  |  Last updated 3/5/14
Tony Bozzella/mycentraljersey.comA new-look Big East conference has brought question marks with powerhouses Connecticut, Notre Dame, Louisville, and others exiting. The ten-team league has brought a more competitive nature with it after the exits of the juggernauts, but it has also brought an open door in South Orange. March nights in Walsh Gym have not been meaningful for five years. But with a new leader has come more than just a new vibe around a program that has not had a winning season since 2008-09. Now, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team awaits a first round Big East Tournament match-up with 10th-seeded Providence in Chicago on Saturday. The Pirates, who were picked to finish last in the league in the conference preseason poll, stand at 17-12 following a 62-50 victory over the Xavier Musketeers.The Hall has the most conference wins since 2006-07, a season that saw the blue and white make the NIT. Point guard and Preseason All-Big East player Ka-Deidre Simmons has led...
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