Scores

Final

Rutgers 64

(9-8, 0-5 Big East)

South Florida 73

(11-6, 1-4 Big East)

7:00 PM ET, January 16, 2010

USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida

1 2 T
RUTG 25 3964
USF 33 4073

Top Performers

Rutgers: H. Ndiaye 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

South Florida: D. Jones 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

South Florida 73, Rutgers 64

Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Dominique Jones scored 20 points as South Florida beat Rutgers 73-64 on Saturday night.

Mike Mercer and Jarrid Famous each added 13 points for South Florida (11-6, 1-4 Big East), which ended a four-game losing streak.

Rutgers (9-8, 0-5) got 13 points from Hamady Ndiaye, Jonathan Mitchell, Mike Rosario and Mike Coburn. The Scarlet Knights have lost six in a row.

Rosario limped off the court with 14:21 left in the second half, but returned just under three minutes later. Rosario, who entered averaging 16.2 points, scored all 13 of his points after halftime.

Anthony Crater hit a 3 to put South Florida ahead 51-38 midway through the second half.

Rutgers pulled within eight points with 8 minutes remaining on a three-point play by Ndiaye. Jones had a basket and an assist as South Florida scored the next six points for a 59-45 advantage.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RUTG
USF
Points 64 73
FG Made-Attempted 23-62 (.371) 26-53 (.491)
3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 4-15 (.267)
FT Made-Attempted 12-20 (.600) 17-33 (.515)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 17

2009-10 Season

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