Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Women's basketball preview capsule: USF Bulls vs. No. 7 Rutgers Scarlet Knights

USF women vs. No. 7 Rutgers

When/where: 7, USF Rec Center, Tampa

Radio: 1010-AM

Records: USF 11-8, 3-2 Big East; Rutgers 15-3, 4-1

Notable: USF is coming off an overtime win against No. 21 DePaul, while Rutgers lost to St. John's, setting up another huge home opportunity for the Bulls. … USF G Inga Orekhova has hit 16 3-pointers in four Big East games, easily the best average in the league. Her overall scoring average of 15.5 points per game is in the top 10 in the conference, along with G Jasmine Wynne (16.1 ppg). … Rutgers is led by G April Sykes (14.2 ppg), but watch out for F/C Monique Oliver, who averages 12.2 points and is among the league leaders in rebounds (7.9 per game) and blocks (1.9). … Tonight is Military Appreciation Night.

Greg Auman, Times staff writer

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