USF at No. 23 Oklahoma State
When/where: 9; Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Okla.
TV/radio: ESPNU, 98.7-FM
Records: USF 5-2, Oklahoma State 5-1
Notable: The Bulls get the toughest test of their nonconference schedule, going to an arena that Stan Heath calls an "orange, orange place." … USF has stepped up its play after a 2-2 start, and point guard Anthony Collins has 10 or more assists in three straight games, raising his average to 8.5, tied for No. 2 in the nation. Senior forward Toarlyn Fitzpatrick remains the Bulls' top scorer at 13 ppg. … Travis Ford's team is coming off its first loss at Virginia Tech, but watch out for 6-7 guard Le'Bryan Nash, who averages a team-best 19 ppg. … After tonight, USF's next game is Dec. 18 against visiting Youngstown State.
Greg Auman, Times staff writer