Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 1/27/12
About two weeks ago Kevin Willard’s Seton Hall Pirates looked like one of the most improved teams in the country. However, after winning 12 of 13 games, the Pirates have since dropped their last three and are 4-4 in Big East play. Louisville leads the all time series 9-5 and has won six of the last eight meetings, but the Cards have not won a road game at Seton Hall since joining the Big East. The last time these two teams met, Louisville jumped out to a 24-2 lead in the first 10 minutes and the Pirates did not score until six minutes into the game. The Pirates are led by seniors Jordan Theodore and Herb Pope. Theodore, a 6-1 point guard is arguably the most improved player in the Big East this season. He is averaging 16 points, 7 assists, and 2 steals per game. Pope, a 6-8 forward is one of just two players in the Big East averaging a double – double with 16 points and 10 rebounds per game. Sophomore Fuquan Edwin is one of the more efficient players in the country. The 6-6 combo ...
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