weather unavailableweather unavailable
Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

College basketball preview: USF Bulls at No. 21 West Virginia


USF at No. 21 West Virginia

When/where: 2; WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, W.Va.

TV/radio: BHSN; 1250-AM

Records: USF 7-13, 1-6 Big East; West Virginia 12-5, 3-2

Notable: The Bulls have lost 10 of their past 12, including at Rutgers on Thursday night. … USF's 3-point shooting has been bad enough that the best 3-point percentage of the Bulls' top 10 scorers is PG Anthony Crater (38.6 percent), who hit just 18.4 percent last season. … Crater must limit his late-game turnovers, which were costly in the Rutgers loss. … Mountaineers G Casey Mitchell is fourth in the Big East in scoring at 16.8 points per game, while F Kevin Jones is a strong rebounder, averaging 13.8 points and 6.9 rebounds. … West Virginia has more bulk inside than anyone USF has faced. Jones is 6-8, 260, and sophomores Deniz Kilicli (6-9, 270) and Danny Jennings (6-8, 260) match up well with USF's frontcourt. … West Virginia is 6-1 at home but is coming off a disappointing loss at Marshall on Wednesday.

Greg Auman, Times staff writer

College basketball preview: USF Bulls at No. 21 West Virginia 01/22/11 [Last modified: Saturday, January 22, 2011 8:51pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours