Scores

Final

South Florida 56

(5-5, 1-2 away)

Oregon State 61

(5-4, 5-1 home)

    6:30 PM ET, December 22, 2005

    Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

    1 2 T
    USF 25 3156
    ORST 33 2861

    Top Performers

    South Florida: S. Jones 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Blk

    Oregon St: C. Stephens 21 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Oregon State 61, South Florida 56

    HONOLULU (AP) -- Chris Stephens scored 21 points as Oregon State beat South Florida, 61-56 in the consolation round of the Rainbow Classic on Thursday.

    The Beavers (5-4) will play Western Michigan on Friday for fifth place. South Florida (5-5) faces Loyola Marymount for seventh in the eight-team tournament.

    Sasa Cuic added 12 points, including three 3-pointers for Oregon State.

    Solomon Jones led South Florida with 19 points and 10 rebounds. James Holmes added 18 points for the Bulls.

    South Florida closed to 57-56 with 1:22 left, but Stephens, who shot 8-of-15 from the field, scored the final four points for the Beavers to seal the win.

    The Beavers led 33-25 at the half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USF
    ORST
    Points 56 61
    FG Made-Attempted 21-49 (.429) 23-55 (.418)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 7-11 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 10

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