|UConn at USF|
South Florida (6-20)
Date: March 01, 2006
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: USF Sun Dome - Tampa, Fla.
Television: Catch 47 will air the game as part of the BIG EAST television package
Radio: WFLA 970 AM will broadcast the game
South Florida Bulls - Robert McCullum - 3rd Season
UConn Huskies - Jim Calhoun - 20th Season
South Florida Bulls (6-21, 0-14 BIG EAST)
UConn Huskies (25-2, 12-2 BIG EAST)
UConn Huskies Leads the series 3-0
Connecticut beat South Florida 57-50 (12/31/1981)
Last game USF played:
The Bulls lost at Rutgers 62-44 while shooting just 31.5.percent from the floor. Guards James Holmes and forward Melvin Buckley had 14 points each.
Last Game UConn Played:
The Huskies beat Villanova 89-75. Denham Browns had 23 points.
Player Rotation: Usual Starters -- G C Chris Capko, G James Holmes, F Melvin Buckley, F McHugh Mattis, C Solomon Jones. Key Subs -- Collin /Dennis, F Melvin Richardson.
Forward McHugh Mattis's 10 foot jump shot at Rutgers was his first field goal of the season that wasn't a dunk, lay-up, or offensive rebound. He has the teams best field goal percentage with 62.6, and is second on the team in rebounds with 7.3 per game, and blocks with 2.2 per game.
Center Solomon Jones is almost averaging a double-double on the season with 12.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, He is also eighth in the nation, and second in the BIG EAST in blocked shots with 3.00 per game. He also owns the third-best single-season blocks total (82) in the Programs history.
James Holmes leads the team in scoring with17.0. points per game, steals 1.89 per game, 3-PT field goals with 2.41 per game, and minutes played with 38.52 per game.
Freshman forward Frane Marcusovic playing for only the second time this season registered two minutes against Rutgers. He had two rebounds in two minutes to bring his season total to four minutes.
Guard Eddie Lovett scored his first four points of the season against Rutgers. Before the Rutgers game, the freshmen walk-on had logged only nine minutes in five games this season.
Senior James Holmes and junior Melvin Buckley have 126 of the teams 132 3-pointers this season, which makes them the first teammates in the programs history to score 60 or more 3-pointers each in a single season.
Chris Howard- Out for season
Zaronn Cann- Out for season
USF Player Stats
UConn Player Stats