Date: Feb. 11, 2006
Time: 12 Noon
Location: Freedom Hall - Louisville, KY
Television: BIG EAST game of the week (WFTS ch. 28). Saturdays game will appear across the nation as part of the leagues television package, and will air in the Tampa Bay area on ABC. Ch.28
Radio: WTBN 570 AM will broadcast the game from Louisville
South Florida - Robert McCullum 3rd Season
Louisville - Rick Pitino 5th Season
South Florida (6-16, 0-9 BIG EAST)
Louisville (15-8, 3-8 BIG EAST)
Louisville leads 17-3
Last meeting: Louisville beat South Florida 65-57 (2/12/2005)
Last game played:
USF wasn't able to hold onto a second half lead when they lost to Seton Hall 65-70 at the Sundome Wednesday night. Melvin Buckley tied a career best 26 points and Solomon Jones had 18 points
Louisville lost at Cincinnati 68-74 Monday night. Brandon Jenkins scored 20 points
Player Rotation: Usual Starters -- G Collin Dennis, G James Holmes, F Melvin Buckley, F McHugh Mattis, C Solomon Jones. Key Subs -- C Chris Capko, F Melvyn Richardson
Forward Melvin Buckley has been big for the Bulls in the last to games, averaging 24.0 points and 6.5 rebounds, and hitting six 3-pointers in both games, shooting over 50 percent from downtown.
Center Solomon Jones is almost averaging a double-double 13.5 points 9.8 rebounds per game and is ranked 10th nationally from the free throw line (81.8 percent).
Guard James Holmes may be starting to show signs of fatigue as his shooting percentage has dropped to 26.8 percent over the last four games.
Chris Howard - Out for season
Zaronn Cann - Out for season
USF Player Stats
Louisville Player Stats