Seton Hall Vs. South Florida Preview

The 15-2 Seton Hall Pirates travel to Tampa this evening to face the 9-8 South Florida Bulls in Big East Conference basketball action. The Pirates, ranked No. 24 in the AP Top 25, look to continue their hot conference play, as they have won four consecutive Big East games following their loss to number one ranked Syracuse.

South Florida is coming off a 60-49 loss to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in which they shot 38 percent from the floor. The Bulls rank 185th in the nation in team field goal percentage at 43 percent and score only 61 points per game. The Bulls have only two players who score in double figures and neither scores over 12 points per game. The Pirates, on the other hand, have three players averaging 15 or more points per game.

The Bulls are a good home team, winning five of their last six there, with their only loss coming to ninth ranked Connecticut, by only three points. The Pirates are 3-1 on the road this season with their only loss coming to Syracuse.

For more on Big East basketball, visit the SB Nation blog Big East Coast Bias. For more news and analysis from the day in NCAA hoops, visit SB Nation's college basketball hub.

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