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College men's basketball preview capsule: USF Bulls at Providence Friars, 4 p.m. Saturday

USF at Providence

When/where: 4; Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, R.I.

Radio: 1250-AM

Records: USF 14-10, 7-4 Big East; Providence 13-12, 2-10

Notable: The Bulls open a three-game stretch against Big East teams they've already beaten, with Providence, then Villanova, then Pittsburgh. USF won 81-78 in Tampa on Jan. 29 despite the Friars getting 33 points from freshman F LaDontae Henton. … USF F Toarlyn Fitzpatrick is second in the Big East in 3-point accuracy, hitting 45.8 percent of his attempts beyond the arc. A win today would be USF's third on the road in conference play, matching the 2009-10 season for the Bulls' most in any Big East campaign. … The game can be seen online at ESPN3.com.

Greg Auman, Times staff writer

College men's basketball preview capsule: USF Bulls at Providence Friars, 4 p.m. Saturday 02/10/12 [Last modified: Friday, February 10, 2012 9:50pm]
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