Who's Playing

Tulane @ South Florida

Current Records: Tulane 16-7; South Florida 11-15

What to Know

The Tulane Green Wave won both of their matches against the South Florida Bulls last season (68-54 and 76-57) and are aiming for the same result Saturday. Tulane and South Florida will face off in an American Athletic battle at 8 p.m. ET at Yuengling Center. Both teams have set a high bar for this game after stand-out offensive performances in their previous games.

The Green Wave netted a 101-94 win over the Cincinnati Bearcats last Tuesday. Tulane's success was spearheaded by the efforts of guard Jalen Cook, who posted a double-double on 27 points and 14 dimes, and forward Kevin Cross, who dropped a double-double on 27 points and 15 rebounds along with six assists.

Meanwhile, South Florida took their contest against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Wednesday by a conclusive 96-69 score. South Florida got double-digit scores from four players: center Russel Tchewa (21), guard Selton Miguel (16), forward Keyshawn Bryant (16), and guard Tyler Harris (10). Harris hadn't helped his team much against Cincinnati on Saturday, so this was a nice turnaround for him.

The Green Wave are the favorite in this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. They are currently four-for-four against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.

Their wins bumped Tulane to 16-7 and South Florida to 11-15. We'll see which team can carry over their success and which team inevitably falls when Tulane and South Florida clash.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Yuengling Center -- Tampa, Florida
  • TV: ESPN University
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $10.00


The Green Wave are a 3.5-point favorite against the Bulls, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Green Wave as a 3-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Tulane have won seven out of their last 12 games against South Florida.

  • Feb 15, 2022 - Tulane 76 vs. South Florida 57
  • Jan 08, 2022 - Tulane 68 vs. South Florida 54
  • Feb 14, 2021 - Tulane 62 vs. South Florida 59
  • Jan 29, 2020 - South Florida 66 vs. Tulane 52
  • Mar 06, 2019 - South Florida 75 vs. Tulane 70
  • Jan 09, 2019 - South Florida 66 vs. Tulane 48
  • Feb 24, 2018 - Tulane 79 vs. South Florida 68
  • Jan 25, 2018 - South Florida 80 vs. Tulane 75
  • Feb 18, 2017 - Tulane 94 vs. South Florida 71
  • Jan 11, 2017 - Tulane 82 vs. South Florida 67
  • Jan 27, 2016 - South Florida 73 vs. Tulane 60
  • Jan 12, 2016 - Tulane 81 vs. South Florida 70