Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 1/8/13
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Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals will travel to Newark, New Jersey on Wednesday to take on the Seton Hall Pirates. Let’s take a closer looks at this week’s enemy. Location: Newark, N.J. Seton Hall University is located in the heart of New Jersey’s Gateway Region, Newark is the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area. Newark is considered to be one of top 20 most dangerous cities in the world. In 2011 Newark reported 1,166 violent crimes per every 100,000 people. Notable Alumni: Dick Vitale ESPN college basketball personality Dick Vitale graduated from Seton Hall University in 1963 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Surprisingly Vitale has only returned to Seton Hall to call a game on just a few occasions. Favorite Player of All Time: Peter Dill All walk-on’s and bench riders can learn a thing or two from the great Peter Dill. Arena: The Prudential Center The Pirates play their home games the 18,711 seat Prudential Center, which is...
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