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College basketball previews: USF Bulls vs. Florida Southern Moccasins; FSU Seminoles vs. Stetson Hatters


USF at Florida Southern

When/where: 7; Lakeland Center, Lakeland

Radio: 1250-AM

Records: Florida Southern 0-0; USF 2-0

Notable: USF should match its best start under Stan Heath, having opened 3-0 in 2009-10. … It's officially a home game for USF, though the Bulls will travel 33 miles and the Division II Moccasins will travel 2. … The Mocs have a local in G Dominic Lane, a Lakewood graduate who had 13 points and nine rebounds in a 78-68 exhibition loss to Miami..

Greg Auman, Times staff writer

No. 25 FSU

vs. Stetson

When/where: 7; Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee

Records: Stetson 2-0; FSU 2-0

Notable: After being limited in the opener by a sprained ankle, Seminoles senior Bernard James had career highs of 18 points and 11 rebounds in a 73-50 win over UCF on Monday. … Clearwater High's Luke Loucks and Okaro White have started both games for FSU. … The Hatters are 2-0 for the first time since 1952-53. … They've committed 55 turnovers in two games, a bad omen against defense-minded FSU.

Times staff

College basketball previews: USF Bulls vs. Florida Southern Moccasins; FSU Seminoles vs. Stetson Hatters 11/15/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 10:18pm]
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