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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

College basketball preview: USF Bulls vs. Cincinnati Bearcats 01/19/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 8:56pm]
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