No. 3 UCONN at SOUTH FLORIDA
Site: Sun Dome, Tampa, Fla.
Time: Saturday, Noon
TV: SNY (Andrew Catalon, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
Series history: UConn, 11-0
Last meeting: UConn, 77-62, Jan. 28, 2012, XL Center
Streaks: UConn W2, South Florida L1
UCONN (26-2, 13-1)
5 CAROLINE DOTY, G, 5-10, Sr., 3.8 – Played just nine minutes vs. Pittsburgh
14 BRIA HARTLEY, G, 5-7, Jr., 9.0 – Shooting 41.2 percent from field this season
31 STEFANIE DOLSON, C, 6-5, Jr., 14.0 – Averaging 19.0 points in two career games with USF
34 KELLY FARIS, G, 5-11, Sr., 10.8 – Leads team with 114 assists, 77 steals.
23 KALEENA MOSQUEDA-LEWIS, F, 6-0, So., 17.1 – Shooting 50.3 percent from three-point range
30 BREANNA STEWART, F, 6-3, Fr., 12.9 – Leads team in rebounds (6.7) and 45 blocked shots
4 MORIAH JEFFERSON, G, 5-7, Fr., 4.3 – Averaging 17.6 minutes off the bench
SOUTH FLORIDA (19-8, 8-6)
21 ANDREA SMITH, G, 5-8, Sr., 16.8 – Shooting 40.6 percent from three-point range
12 ANDRELL SMITH, G, 5-8, Sr., 13.8 – Has 131 assists and 106 turnovers
13 INGA OREKHOVA, G, 6-2, Jr., 12.4 – Has taken 190 three-pointers; shoots 34.2 percent
10 COURTNEY WILLIAMS, G, 5-8, Fr., 7.3 – Team-high 15 points in loss to Rutgers
24 ALISIA JENKINS, F, 6-1, Fr., 6.5 – Leads team in field goal percentage (55.1)
32 AKILA McDONALD, C, 6-4, Jr., 3.8 – Has made 19 starts and has 41 blocked shots
4 TIFFANY CONNER, F, 5-9, Sr., 2.5 – Still looking for first three-pointer (0-for-11) this season
WHAT TO WATCH
Faris is five rebounds shy of 750 in her career. If she reaches that milestone, she will join Maya Moore as the only players in UConn history with at least 1,000 points, 750 rebounds, 500 assists and 250 steals.
Almost to 1,000
The Huskies have outscored their opponents by 999 points this season; 35.7 a game. …Mosqueda-Lewis has made 85 three-pointers this season in 27 games. Wendy Davis holds the program record with 107 (1991-92) in 34 games. Mosqueda-Lewis has scored 63 points in her last three games with 33 rebounds … Stewart has 31 points, 17 rebounds and six blocked shots in her last two games.
Last time out
Rutgers defeated South Florida 68-56 earlier this week to give Scarlet Knight coach C. Vivian Stringer her 900th career win.
The Huskies will leave immediately after the game for South Bend, Ind. They play No. 2 Notre Dame in the regular-season finale Monday night at 7 on ESPN2.
By JOHN ALTAVILLA
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