USF women vs. No. 8 Notre Dame
When/where: 7 p.m.; Sun Dome, Tampa
Records: USF 10-12, 1-7 Big East; Notre Dame 19-4, 8-1
Notable: The Bulls have lost seven of their past nine, including a 21-point loss to Syracuse last Saturday. … Junior G Andrea Smith leads USF averaging 18.3 points per game. The Bulls have struggled to find a second consistent scoring threat. Sophomore G Kaneisha Saunders (groin) is still out. "We have had a 1; we haven't had a 1A," coach Jose Fernandez said. … Notre Dame, which has won six straight, is led by junior G Natalie Novosel (14.8 ppg) and senior F Becca Bruszewski, who has surpassed 1,000 career points.
Joe Smith, Times staff writer