USF At Providence
|South Florida (6-19)||
Date: Feb. 21, 2006
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Dunkin Donuts Center - Providence RI
Television: ESPN 360 - High Speed Internet
Radio: WHNZ 1250 AM will broadcast the game in the Tampa Bay area
South Florida Bulls - Robert McCullum - 3rd Season
Providence Friars - Tim Welsh - 8th Season
South Florida Bulls (6-19, 0-12 BIG EAST)
Providence Friars(11-12, 4-8 BIG EAST)
The series is tied 1-1
Last meeting: Providence beat South Florida 84-60 (12/02/2003)
Last game USF played:
The Bulls lost at home to Rutgers 65-51, Solomon Jones recorded his third straight double-double, finishing with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 blocks.
Last Game Providence Played:
The Friars missed a shot at the buzzer in a loss at home to Cincinnati 65-61, Herbert Hill had 17 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 Melvin Richardson
Center Solomon Jones is averaging a double-double 13.6 points 10.0 rebounds per game and has the second-most double-doubles among Big East players. He is ranked 13th nationally from the free throw line (80.02 percent). He is also seventh in the nation, and second in the BIG EAST in blocks with 3.12 per game. He also owns the third-best single-season blocks total (79) in the Programs history.
Forward McHugh Mattis has the teams best field goal percentage with 63.3, and is second on the team in rebounds with 7.6 per game, and blocks with 2.20 per game.
Guard James Holmes leads the team in scoring with17.0 points per
game, steals 1.80 per game, 3-PT field goals with 2.36 per game, and minutes
played with 38.56 per game.
Guard Collin Dennis who struggled since returning from injury, has averaged 7.3 points per game, while shooting 53.8 percent from the field , and 80.0 percent from 3-point range over the past three games.
Chris Howard- Out for season
Zaronn Cann- Out for season
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