Back in the AP Top 25 poll following a one-week hiatus which included wins over ranked Texas Tech and Louisville, No. 19 Seton Hall has a chance to climb higher.
Following a lukewarm showing in Brooklyn for the NIT preseason tip-off, Seton Hall has just barely dropped out of the AP top 25 prior to a meeting with newly-ranked Texas Tech.
NEWARK — On a day in which No. 22 Seton Hall looked sluggish against an inferior opponent with their best player glued to the bench, it was a series of young Pirates who helped picked up the slack.
NEWARK – No. 23 Seton Hall made easy work of Fairleigh Dickinson in their season-opener using by using a 20-3 first half run to bury their guests 90-68.
SOUTH ORANGE – Powered by Desi Rodriguez’ 18 points, the Hall polished off Division II LIU Post 77-48 in their third and final preseason game.