Who's Playing

SC State Bulldogs @ South Florida Bulls

Current Records: SC State 1-0, South Florida 0-0

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Yuengling Center -- Tampa, Florida
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Online Streaming: Catch select NCAA Basketball matches on fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $26.04

What to Know

The South Florida Bulls will host the SC State Bulldogs to start their respective NCAA Basketball runs. Tip off is scheduled at 7:00 p.m. ET on November 9th at Yuengling Center.

Keep your eye on offensive rebounds in this one, as these two were some of the most dominant teams in that area last year. South Florida were ranked 40th in the nation in offensive rebounds last season, having averaged 11.8 per game. SC State did even better, as they were ranked second with an average of 13.8 per game.

Looking back to last season, South Florida finished on the wrong side of .500 (14-17), but they'll be hoping to turn things around this year. Similarly, SC State finished with a dismal 5-25 record.

Looking forward to Thursday, South Florida is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 17.5 points. They finished last season with a 17-12-2 record against the spread.

South Florida and SC State were neck-and-neck when the teams last played back in December of 2021, but South Florida came up empty-handed after a 65-64 defeat. Can South Florida avenge their loss or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll find out soon enough.


South Florida is a big 17.5-point favorite against SC State, 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 Bulls as a 18-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 149 points.

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Series History

SC State won the only game these two teams have played in the last 2 years.

  • Dec 03, 2021 - SC State 65 vs. South Florida 64