Several Boston area college basketball teams will be in action this week.
The No. 9 UConn Huskies (10-1) headline the action when they travel to play the South Florida Bulls (7-6) at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Huskies freshman center Andre Drummond is tied for the Big East lead in blocks and Jeremy Lamb is third in the Big East in scoring. The Bulls have been sparked recently by the return of Jawanza Poland.
The Harvard Crimson (10-1) returned to the Top 25 this week at No. 24/23. The Crimson travel to play the Boston College Eagles (5-7) on Thursday. Kyle Casey, Keith Wright and Laurent Rivard score in double figures for Harvard. Patrick Heckmann and Matt Humphrey lead the Eagles in scoring with 11.2 and 10.2 points per game, respectively.
Here's this week's Boston area college basketball schedule:
No. 9 Connecticut at South Florida (9 p.m., TV: ESPN3)
Boston at La Salle (7 p.m., TV: None)
No. 24/23 Harvard at Boston College (7 p.m., TV: ESPN3)
Northeastern at Vermont (4:30 p.m., TV: None)
For more on Boston College basketball, see our team page, or BC Interruption. For more on UConn basketball, see our team page, or The UConn Blog.