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Men's college basketball preview: USF Bulls vs. No. 17 Syracuse Orange

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USF men vs. No. 17 Syracuse

When/where: 2 p.m.; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa

TV/radio: Ch. 28; 620-AM

Records: USF 8-15, 2-8 Big East; Syracuse 19-4, 6-4

Notable: The Bulls are hosting downtown, and coach Stan Heath hopes a large crowd and the atmosphere can help "give us a chance to pull off a big upset." … Sophomore G Jawanza Poland is coming off a career-high 20 points vs. Providence. … Heath said F Toarlyn Fitzpatrick, a King High product, has been playing well off the bench. … Syracuse, which ended a four-game skid with a road win over No. 6 Connecticut, is led by junior F Kris Joseph (15 points per game) and senior F Rick Jackson (13.2 ppg).

Joe Smith, Times staff writer

Men's college basketball preview: USF Bulls vs. No. 17 Syracuse Orange 02/04/11 [Last modified: Friday, February 4, 2011 11:08pm]
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