USF takes on BC

South Florida (3-2) vs. Boston College (4-3)

Silvio O. Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: South Florida and Boston College both look to put winning streaks together . South Florida beat Hampton by six on Wednesday. Boston College is coming off a 73-60 win over Columbia on Friday.

STEPPING UP: The Bulls have been led by Caleb Murphy and Javon Greene. Murphy has averaged 12 points while Greene has put up 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game. The Eagles have been anchored by DeMarr Langford Jr. and T.J. Bickerstaff, who are scoring 12.6 and 10.6 per game, respectively.

FUELING THE OFFENSE: Murphy has made or assisted on 48 percent of all South Florida field goals over the last three games. The freshman guard has accounted for 19 field goals and 12 assists in those games.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Bulls have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Eagles. Boston College has 30 assists on 69 field goals (43.5 percent) over its previous three games while South Florida has assists on 32 of 64 field goals (50 percent) during its past three games.

GETTING DEFENSIVE: South Florida has held opposing teams to 54.2 points per game this season, the seventh-lowest figure among all Division I teams.

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