Boxscore
South Florida 64, St. John's 49
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Florida
Officials - Jim Burr, Pat Driscoll, Ervin Wilson
Attendance - 3145

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
St. John's 22 27 49
South Florida 29 35 64

Recap


Victor Rudd scored 24 points – all in the second half – and added nine rebounds as South Florida cruised to a 64-49 victory over visiting St. John’s on Wednesday.
 
Rudd made a career-high five 3-pointers, including two early in the second half that pushed the lead to 15.

Jawanza Poland contributed 16 points and Anthony Collins had nine assists as South Florida (11-8, 4-2 Big East) improved to 10-1 at home.
 
The Bulls, who have won four of their last five, already have more victories than they had all of last season. It was the first win for South Florida over St. John’s in seven tries since joining the Big East.
 
Moe Harkless had 12 points, God’sgift Achiuwa 11 and Phil Greene 10 for St. Johns (8-10, 2-5), which has lost five of six games.
 
Poland had 12 points in the opening 20 minutes, including a 3-pointer with 20 seconds left that gave South Florida a 29-22 halftime lead. The Bulls used a 9-0 run to take control midway through the period as Ron Anderson Jr. had four of his nine points to key that run.
 
St. John’s was only 7-for-21 in the first half and turned the ball over nine times. Leading scorers Harkless and D’Angelo Harrison were a combined 1-for-8 from the field before halftime.

St. John's Red Storm

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
God'sgift Achiuwa 38:00 3-4 0-0 5-6 4 2 6 1 2 1 3 2 11
Phil Greene 33:00 5-8 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 3 1 0 2 1 10
Maurice Harkless 38:00 5-12 2-4 0-0 1 6 7 0 0 2 2 1 12
D'Angelo Harrison 30:00 2-7 0-5 4-4 0 0 0 1 4 2 3 1 8
Sir'Dominic Pointer 36:00 1-8 0-2 0-0 1 4 5 1 3 0 1 1 2
Amir Garrett 13:00 1-4 0-2 2-3 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 4
Malik Stith 12:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 18-45 2-13 11-13 9 14 23 7 12 7 13 6 49
  40.0% 15.4% 84.6% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 13

South Florida Bulls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Anthony Collins 33:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 8 4 3 4 2 0
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick 27:00 3-6 1-3 0-0 3 4 7 1 2 3 3 0 7
Augustus Gilchrist 21:00 0-4 0-0 4-4 1 1 2 1 5 0 1 0 4
Hugh Robertson 32:00 2-4 0-1 0-0 2 2 4 4 1 0 2 0 4
Victor Rudd 31:00 8-15 5-7 3-4 3 4 7 1 1 0 1 0 24
Ron Anderson 29:00 3-4 0-0 3-4 3 5 8 3 0 2 1 2 9
Jawanza Poland 27:00 6-11 2-5 2-2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 16
TOTAL 200 22-47 8-16 12-14 12 20 32 18 13 8 12 4 64
  46.8% 50.0% 85.7% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 12
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