Memphis looks to extend streak vs USF
Memphis (14-6, 10-3) vs. South Florida (8-10, 4-8)
Yuengling Center, Tampa, Florida; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis looks for its sixth straight conference win against South Florida. Memphis’ last AAC loss came against the SMU Mustangs 67-65 on Jan. 28. South Florida lost 98-52 to Houston in its most recent game.
SUPER SENIORS: South Florida’s David Collins, Alexis Yetna and Justin Brown have collectively accounted for 44 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 43 percent of all Bulls points over the last five games.LIKEABLE LANDERS: Landers Nolley II has connected on 38.1 percent of the 126 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 9 of 29 over his last five games. He’s also converted 83.7 percent of his free throws this season.
STREAK STATS: South Florida has lost its last four home games, scoring an average of 55.5 points while giving up 67.5.
ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Tigers have recently gotten baskets via assists more often than the Bulls. South Florida has 36 assists on 61 field goals (59 percent) over its previous three contests while Memphis has assists on 51 of 71 field goals (71.8 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: The Memphis defense has allowed only 62.6 points per game to opponents, which is the 19th-best mark in the country. The South Florida offense has put up just 66.3 points through 18 games (ranked 270th among Division I teams).
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