Scores

Final

South Florida 80

(6-9, 1-2 Big East)

DePaul 58

(8-9, 0-4 Big East)

    2:00 PM ET, January 10, 2009

    Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois

    1 2 T
    USF 39 4180
    DEP 29 2958

    Top Performers

    South Florida: D. Jones 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    DePaul: M. Koshwal 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    South Florida 80, DePaul 58

    Associated Press

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Dominique Jones scored 22 points and had eight rebounds and Jesus Verdejo added 18 points and eight rebounds to lead South Florida to its first Big East win of the season, beating DePaul 80-58 on Saturday.

    Early in the first half, South Florida (6-9, 1-2) outscored DePaul 6-0 to take control of the game. Verdejo gave Augustus Gilchrist a nice pass for a dunk, then Verdejo had a layup and Alex Rivas' basket gave the Bulls a 15-6 lead.

    DePaul (8-9, 0-4) has lost 14 of its last 16 Big East games, dating back to last season. Mac Koshwal led the Blue Demons with 18 points and eight rebounds. He had 14 points and six rebounds in the first half for DePaul.

    South Florida outrebounded DePaul 40-22 and DePaul was 12-of-23 from the free throw line.

    South Florida led 39-29 at the half. Jones and Gilchrist both had 12 points in the half. Gilchrist finished with 16 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USF
    DEP
    Points 80 58
    FG Made-Attempted 30-58 (.517) 22-48 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 2-13 (.154)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 12-23 (.522)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 27 3

    2008-09 Season

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