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Barry University at Eckerd College

Who: Barry Buccaneers (8-15, 1-8) vs. Eckerd Tritons (18-5, 5-3)Where: McArthur Center, Eckerd campus

When: 7:30 p.m.

Coaches: Barry _ Billy Mims. Eckerd _ Jim Harley.

Key players: Barry _ Wendell Nibbs, F, 6-4, Sr. (averaging 13.2 points and 8.0 rebounds per game); Elder Rubio, G, 6-2, Jr. (15.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg); Brad Scott, C, 6-8, Soph. (12.7 ppg, 8 rpg). Eckerd _ Dwayne Perry, F, 6-7, Sr. (leading scorer in the Sunshine State Conference; 31 points Saturday); Greg Pike, G, 6-1, Soph. (5.5 assists per game, scored 17 points Saturday); Vic Stephens, G, 6-4, Soph. (eight points and seven assists Saturday).

Last game: Barry lost to the University of Tampa 86-64 Saturday. Eckerd defeated Saint Leo 93-91 in overtime the same day.

Notes: Eckerd, which had to come from behind to beat lowly Saint Leo, has won five of its past six and tied the school record for victories in a season. Barry has dropped seven of its past eight. The Buccaneers, the SSC's poorest offensive team, are scoring fewer than 68 points per game. Eckerd is averaging better than 80. The Tritons won by nine when the teams met Jan.

31. Eckerd's next game is Saturday at Florida Southern. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

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