USF vs. Rutgers
When/where: 2; Sun Dome, Tampa
TV/radio: BHSN; 1010-AM
Records: USF 13-8, 4-4 Big East; Rutgers 12-10, 4-4
Notable: Rutgers has dropped three straight, but two were to No. 1 Connecticut (22-0) and No. 3 Notre Dame (20-1). And seven of its 10 losses are to teams among the top 20 in the RPI. … USF has won four of five. … The Bulls won at Rutgers last season. … The teams are tied for sixth in the Big East, so the winner gets a more comfortable spot on the NCAA Tournament bubble. … Senior C Jessica Lawson leads the Bulls at 14.5 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. … Senior G Brittany Ray is the Scarlet Knights' only player averaging double figures in scoring (15 per game).
Greg Auman, Times staff writer