USF vs. West Virginia
When/where: 4 p.m.; Sun Dome, Tampa
TV/radio: Bright House Sports Network; 1250-AM
Records: West Virginia 19-9, 8-7 Big East; USF 8-19, 3-12
Notable: USF will likely be without its No. 2 scorer, senior G Jesus Verdejo, who was on crutches Saturday with an injured right foot. … The Bulls had little besides G Dominique Jones in the first meeting with West Virginia. Jones scored 35 in a 62-59 loss in Morgantown. … Jones comes in averaging 18.1 points, but the Bulls need balanced scoring, especially on the perimeter, where guards Chris Howard and Justin Leemow have struggled offensively of late. … It's a final homecoming of sorts for West Virginia senior G Alex Ruoff, a Brooksville Central High grad who is second on the team at 16.2 points per game, just behind F Da'Sean Butler (17.7). … West Virginia lost Thursday in Bob Huggins' return to Cincinnati. … The Bulls play their final home game Tuesday against Cincinnati.
Greg Auman, Times staff writer