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Seton Hall Goes Down; Won't Make Big East Tournament

Deonta Vaughn scored 20 points, five of them in overtime, to lead Cincinnati to a 70-67 victory over Seton Hall on Wednesday that ended any chance the Pirates had to make next week's Big East Tournament.

The Bearcats had lost 10 in a row, one shy of a school-record 11-game losing streak in 1924-25. No other Cincinnati team has lost 10 straight.

The loss means that the Hall will have little to no motivation on Sunday when they end their season playing in Louisville against a Cardinal team looking to lock up a two or three seed in New York. Sunday is also Senior Day for the Cardinals, and is being advertised as a "Red Out" game.

A Seton Hall team with virtually nothing to play for against a Louisville team with a lot to play for in a great atmosphere sounds like a recipe for a blowout. We'll see in a few days.