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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