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Around the Hall: Charmin-Soft, Take Away, SHU-Hartford, LIVEBLOG

Brian Lewis (NY Post) questions whether the Pirates "Charmin-soft" non-conference schedule will be of any benefit once Big East play begins:
The Pirates will see if it matters come Selection Sunday, their schedule ranked 254th so far by Sagarin, and unlikely to get any tougher with no BCS-league foes until they open the Big East slate against No. 7 West Virginia on Dec. 26. But as far as brutal games, last night's wasn't one of them.
The Star-Ledger's Brendan Prunty, analyzes Seton Hall's 93-53 victory over NJIT, with his Q&A's, Game Balls and Suicides, a must-read:
3. Can you actually take anything away from a 40-point win?  You can go both ways on this. First, I think you've got to throw away a lot of the stats — for example, Eugene Harvey had 10 points at the end of the night, but it was all in garbage time as the Pirates nursed a 50-point lead. Yes, Herb Pope had 22 points and 11 rebounds, but the thing to look at isn't his numbers, but how he got them.
The SHU Athletics preview of tomorrow's contest when Hartford visits Seton Hall, 7PM at the Prudential Center:
This is will be only the third meeting all-time between Seton Hall and Hartford.  The Pirates have won both prior meetings including their most recent match-up, an 85-67 victory at the Meadowlands on Dec. 27, 2000.
...Check back tomorrow for GonzoBall's game preview and our Liveblog starting at 7PM