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USF Bulls vs. Florida Atlantic Owls men's basketball preview capsule

USF vs. Florida Atlantic

When/where: 7 p.m.; Martinez Center, Tampa

Radio: 1250 AM

Records: USF 4-2, FAU 3-3

Notable: It's a good test for the Bulls against a team that beat Hofstra and George Mason but also lost to American and Portland. … The Bulls hope to get back forward Augustus Gilchrist, who missed Wednesday's win against Georgia Southern with a shoulder injury. Gilchrist is second in scoring (11.6 ppg) on the team to sophomore guard Victor Rudd (13.2). … The Owls are led by guard Greg Gantt (14.7 ppg); he's hitting 40 percent on 3-pointers. FAU has nine players averaging 14 minutes or more. … The Bulls are hitting 66 percent on free throws, down from 71 percent last year.

Greg Auman, Times staff writer

USF Bulls vs. Florida Atlantic Owls men's basketball preview capsule 11/25/11 [Last modified: Friday, November 25, 2011 10:56pm]
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