Most recently, the Bulls scored their biggest win of the season when they defeated the No. 24 Seton Hall Pirates, 56-55, on a game-winning shot by Toarlyn Fitzpatrick. Ron Anderson Jr. led USF with 14 points and was the only Bull to score in double-figures. Jordan Theodore tallied 16 points, three rebounds, five assists, and five steals for Seton Hall.
In their last outing, the Red Storm fell to the No. 9 Georgetown Hoyas, 69-49. Only seven Red Storm players saw action. Freshman swingman Maurice Harkless had a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double and shot 9-of-16 from the field, but his teammates combined for just 28 points on 6-of-38 (15.8 percent) shooting.
St. John's owns a commanding 7-1 lead in the all-time series between the teams, including a 72-56 victory in the most recent matchup.