College basketball preview: USF Bulls vs. Cincinnati Bearcats
USF at Cincinnati
When/where: 7; Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati
TV/radio: ESPN2; 1250-AM
Records: USF 11-6, 1-4 Big East; Cincinnati 12-6, 3-3
Notable: Cincinnati is 9-1 at home, including wins against Connecticut and Notre Dame, so the Bulls have their hands full. … The Bearcats are the conference's top rebounding team in league play. … USF has had guard issues, ranking last in conference play in 3-point percentage (19 percent) and assists per game. … Junior G Dominique Jones ranks fourth in scoring in league games, averaging 21.8 points, and C Jarrid Famous is fifth in rebounding with 9 per game. … Cincinnati's top two scorers are guards: Freshman Lance Stephenson has the overall scoring lead at 12.2 ppg, while senior Deonta Vaughn is the top scorer in conference play at 15 ppg.
Greg Auman, Times staff writer