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Game preview: South Florida Bulls women's basketball vs. North Florida Ospreys

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USF vs. North Florida

When/where: 7; Sun Dome, Tampa. Radio: 1010-AM

Records: USF 1-2; UNF 0-2

Notable: USF has struggled, losing in overtime to Florida A&M and letting Wake Forest score the first 24 points in a road loss this week. UNF's losses are to ranked teams, by 29 to Florida State and 26 to Pittsburgh. The Ospreys have a local player, freshman Larkira Jones of Gibbs, a 6-foot-2 forward who has scored four points off the bench. USF's top scorers are senior center Jessica Lawson and senior guard Janae Stokes, but freshman guard KaNeisha Saunders has been a surprise and is pushing for a spot in the starting lineup. The Ospreys have committed 55 turnovers, so expect USF to pressure their guards.

Greg Auman, Times staff writer

Game preview: South Florida Bulls women's basketball vs. North Florida Ospreys 11/20/09 [Last modified: Friday, November 20, 2009 11:34pm]
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