USF women vs. Nevada
When/where: 1; Aventura Spa Palace, Cancun, Mexico
Records: USF 8-1, Nevada 5-4
Notable: USF opens play in the Caribbean Classic, with another game set for 3:30 Saturday against Creighton to wrap up the pre-Christmas schedule. Nevada's top scorers are guards Danika Sharp (16.2) and Chanelle Brennan (14.6). USF senior G Andrell Smith has overtaken twin sister Andrea for the team scoring lead (15.6). Andrell leads the team in assists and steals and is second in rebounds. Andrea averages 14.7 points per game. The Bulls will try to bounce back from their first loss, falling by 10 to Nebraska.
Greg Auman, Times staff writer