USF at Providence
When/where: 7; Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, R.I.
TV/radio: BHSN, 1250-AM
Records: USF 8-14, 2-7 Big East; Providence 13-9, 2-7
Notable: The Bulls are coming off an 11-point win over DePaul at home, their second conference victory. Their first came against Providence 79-72 on Jan. 16. … USF is led by F Augustus Gilchrist, above, who averages 12.9 points and 6.7 rebounds. G Jawanza Poland has provided a spark lately and averages 10.3 points. … F Toarlyn Fitzpatrick, a Tampa native, had a big game against DePaul off the bench. … The Friars lost to Seton Hall on Sunday, turning the ball over 19 times in snapping a two-game winning streak. … Providence is led by G Marshon Brooks, who averages 23.6 points and has scored 20 or more in 18 of 22 games this season as well as 15 of the past 16.
Joe Smith, Times staff writer