Murry Bartow will be back in the Queen City on Sunday – this time as interim head coach of the 6-13 (0-8 American) South Florida Bulls. Bartow was the head man at UAB, a former conference rival, from 1996-2002.
USF has had a rocky season to say the least. Back in December, 20-point scorer Jahmal McMurray, a 6’1” sophomore from Topeka, announced he would transfer. On January 3, head coach Orlando Antigua was let go. The Bulls have not won a basketball game since December 22 vs. Delaware.
Let’s break down Bartow’s Bulls.
USF ON OFFENSE: Big emphasis on getting the ball into the post. Wings look to drive the ball. Capable 3-point shooting team (35.7%). Awful FT shooting team (64%). Play with decent pace (152 in KenPom Adj Tempo).
USF ON DEFENSE: Man-to-man. Light ball pressure. Fight through most screens. Soft hedge on high ball screens. Lot of size on the…