Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Victor Rudd registered a double-double of 17
points and 10 rebounds as the South Florida Bulls coasted to a 65-51 victory
over the Connecticut Huskies in a Big East Conference tilt at the Sun Dome.
Martino Brock scored 18 points for USF (12-17, 3-14 Big East), which also
received 11 points from Zach LeDay. Anthony Collins dealt out 12 assists as
the Bulls notched their second-straight win.
DeAndre Daniels paced UConn (19-10, 9-8) with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Ryan
Boatright went 3-of-13 from the floor to net 11 points and Omar Calhoun made
just one of his 14 field goal attempts to score three points. R.J. Evans added
10 points for the Huskies, who have now lost three in a row. UConn played
without Shabazz Napier, who sat out with a sore right foot.
The Bulls took a 28-26 lead into halftime after they connected on 4-of-10 from
3-point range and limited UConn to 2-of-11 efficiency from beyond the arc.
USF knocked down 50 percent of its field goal tries in the second half and
pulled away as the Huskies went 10-of-31 from the floor during the stanza.
The Bulls assisted 16 of their 27 makes from the floor and committed only five
turnovers. UConn had nine assists to 10 turnovers.
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