|Hoyas at Bulls|
South Florida (6-22)
Date: March 04, 2006
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: USF Sun Dome - Tampa, Fla.
Radio: WHNZ 1250 AM will broadcast the game
South Florida Bulls - Robert McCullum - 3rd Season
Georgetown Hoyas - John Thompson III - 2nd Season
South Florida Bulls (6-221, 0-15 BIG EAST)
Georgetown Hoyas (19-7, 10-5 BIG EAST)
Georgetown Hoyas Leads the series 3-1
Georgetown beat South Florida 50-47 (1/17/2006)
Last game USF played:
The Bulls trailed No. 2 UConn 18-0 at home, but battled back to close the gap to 45-42 midway through the second half, but UConn was able to pull away and win 66-53. Guard James Holmes led the bulls with 14 points, and center Solomon Jones had 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Last Game Georgetown played:
The Hoyas shooting 52.0 percent from the floor beat Rutgers 68-53. Roy Hibbert had 25 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.
Before Saturdays game, the Bulls will Honor their two seniors James Holmes and Solomon Jones.
Center Solomon Jones is almost averaging a double-double on the
season with 12.9
points and 9.9 rebounds per game, and needs 12 rebounds to finish the
season with a double-double. His 13 double-doubles are currently tied for first
in the BIG EAST. He is also eighth in the nation, and second
in the BIG EAST in blocked shots with 3.11 per game. He also owns the third-best
single-season blocks total (88) in the Programs history, and needs one more to
tie the second best total in the teams history.
Guard James Holmes scoring improvement from 2004-05 to 2005-06 is currently tops in the BIG EAST, He leads the team in scoring with16.9. points per game, steals 1.86 per game, 3-PT field goals with 2.39 per game, and is second in the BIG EAST in minutes played with 38.54 per game.
Forward McHugh Mattis seven double-doubles on the season is 4th in the BIG EAST. He has the teams best field goal percentage with 59.8, and is second on the team in rebounds with 7.3 per game, and blocks with 2.18 per game. His 10 foot jump shot at Rutgers was his first field goal of the season that wasn't a dunk, lay-up, or offensive rebound.
Senior James Holmes(67) and Junior Melvin Buckley(67) have 134 of the teams
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
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