WHO: Seton Hall (8-16, 3-8) at USF (16-7, 5-5) WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday WHERE: Sun Dome RADIO: 1010-AM and BullsCast on GoUSFBulls.com PURCHASE TICKETS
By TOM ZEBOLD
USF Senior Writer
TAMPA - The Bulls seek their 11th consecutive
victory over Seton Hall 7 p.m. Saturday when the programs meet up at the Sun
Andrea Smith scored a game-high 21 points to help USF lead
from start to finish in a 74-52 win over the Pirates on Jan. 22 in New Jersey. Freshmen
Alisia Jenkins and Courtney Williams combined for 27 points to help the Bulls
get to 10-0 against Seton Hall since they joined the Big East.
Seton Hall (8-16, 3-8) is looking to snap a four-game losing
streak while the Bulls hope to get back on track after a 65-59 loss to St. John's
on Tuesday night at the Sun Dome. Jenkins continued her stellar debut season
with the Bulls by posting her third straight double-double with 17 points and
10 rebounds. The forward has four double-doubles overall this season and leads
all Big East players with 10.1 boards per game in conference play.
"I'm kind of getting into the
groove of things," the forward said. "I'm not scared to shoot the
ball. I'll get the ball and drive in now."
The Bulls will hit the road after
Saturday's game to face Louisville 7 p.m. Wednesday before returning to the Sun
Dome to host Syracuse at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23.
- Seton Hall has not surpassed the 50-point mark
in its past five games.
- The Bulls rank second in the Big East in free
throw percentage (76.8) while junior Inga Orekhova is the top player in the
- USF head coach Jose Fernandez is going for his
206th career victory on Saturday night. Fernandez already is the
winningest basketball coach in USF history.