In Friday’s only game Seton Hall defeated West Virginia 67-48, improving to 8-0 on its home floor this season. The Pirates snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Mountaineers in the process.
Three Seton Hall players scored in double figures as Forward Faquan Edwin had 19 points while guard Jordan Theodore added 18 and forward Herb Pope registered 13.
With 15 points and 10 rebounds West Virginia forward Kevin Jones registered his league leading ninth double double of the season.
In Saturday’s action Louisville travels to Lexington, Ky. to take on rival No. 3/3 Kentucky at noon. The game will be televised on CBS. The Cardinals have won five of their last seven games against ranked teams. Last year, UofL lost 78-63 in Louisville.
UConn hosts St. John’s in Hartford at noon. The Huskies have dropped their last two meetings against the Red Storm after winning nine in a row. UConn has not lost to St. John’s at home since an 82-77 decision in Storrs on Jan. 16, 2000.
Georgetown host Providence at 2 p.m. on ESPN2. GU has beaten the Friars in the last five meetings and holds a 31-16 advantage in BIG EAST regular-season play. Providence is looking for its first win at the Verizon Center since March 5, 2005.