Despite missing senior guard Jesus Verdejo Saturday because of an injury, the Bulls were able to give No. 1 Connecticut all it could handle. But coach Stan Heath said Monday it is likely Verdejo will return for USF’s game against Seton Hall on Wednesday night.

Verdejo, who is suffering from Plantar Fasciitis in his right foot, remains ‘doubtful’ for today’s practice but is probable to participate in tomorrow’s workout.

USF finished under 60 points for the third consecutive game Saturday and having Verdejo’s 13.3 ppg average would certainly be a boost.

We’ll be monitoring the situation closely …

-K.K.

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