Halftime Report

South Florida has overcome an early deficit to take the lead back in this one. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead FAU 46-31.

South Florida entered the game having won ten straight and they're just one half away from another. Will they make it 11, or will FAU step up and spoil it? We'll know soon.

Who's Playing

FAU Owls @ South Florida Bulls

Current Records: FAU 20-5, South Florida 18-5

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 12 p.m. ET
  • Where: Yuengling Center -- Tampa, Florida
  • TV: ESPN
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Ticket Cost: $99.49

What to Know

We've got another exciting American Athletic matchup on schedule as the FAU Owls and the South Florida Bulls are set to tip at 12:00 p.m. ET on February 18th at Yuengling Center. South Florida does have the home-court advantage, but FAU is expected to win by five points.

Last Thursday, the Owls beat the Owls 80-68. The over/under was set at 148 points, so nice work oddsmakers; you were right on the money.

FAU got their win on the backs of several key players, but it was Brandon Weatherspoon out in front who scored 16 points along with three steals. Johnell Davis was another key contributor, scoring 17 points along with six assists and five rebounds.

Meanwhile, South Florida had already won nine in a row (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 6.6 points), and they went ahead and made it ten on Wednesday. Everything went their way against the Golden Hurricane as the Bulls made off with a 69-50 win. 69 seems to be a good number for South Florida as the squad scooped up a victory with the same number of points in their previous game.

Among those leading the charge was Kasean Pryor, who dropped a double-double on 12 points and 11 rebounds.

The Owls' win was their ninth straight at home, which pushed their record up to 20-5. Those good results were due in large part to their offensive dominance across that stretch, as they averaged 85.1 points per game. As for the Bulls, they are on a roll lately: they've won 16 of their last 17 matches, which provided a nice bump to their 18-5 record this season.

Keep an eye on the arc in Sunday's game: FAU have made nailing deep shots look easy this year this season, having averaged 9 threes per game. However, it's not like South Florida struggles in that department as they've been averaging 8.8 threes per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out.

FAU couldn't quite finish off the Bulls in their previous matchup back in December of 2019 and fell 60-58. Can FAU avenge their defeat or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll find out soon enough.


FAU is a 5-point favorite against South Florida, 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 Owls as a 4-point favorite.

The over/under is 147.5 points.

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Series History

South Florida has won 2 out of their last 3 games against FAU.

  • Dec 29, 2019 - South Florida 60 vs. FAU 58
  • Nov 10, 2017 - South Florida 60 vs. FAU 59
  • Nov 22, 2016 - FAU 78 vs. South Florida 62