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Tonight: USF men vs. Tulane

By GREG AUMAN
Published February 5, 2005


WHEN/WHERE: 7; Sun Dome, Tampa.

RADIO: 570-AM and 910-AM. RECORDS: Tulane 8-11, 2-6 Conference USA; USF 9-10, 2-6.

COACHES: Tulane - Shawn Finney (47-62, fourth season), USF - Robert McCullum (16-30, second season; 60-75 overall).

NOTABLE: The teams are tied for 12th in C-USA, and only the top 12 advance to the conference tournament. USF ended a six-game losing streak with a 72-61 win at Southern Miss on Wednesday, and a win tonight would be the Bulls' first at home since December. Senior forward Terrence Leather and guard Brian Swift are fourth and fifth in scoring in C-USA games, and Swift leads the conference with 5.1 assists in C-USA games. Tulane is last in C-USA in turnover margin in league games and overall. The Green Wave is led by 6-foot-9 junior center Quincy Davis (13.3 points, 6.1 rebounds a game), and 5-10 senior point guard Marcus Kinzer is third in C-USA at 4.5 assists a game. Tulane has had a week off after a 36-point home loss to Louisville on Jan. 29.