Boxscore
South Florida 65, California 54
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio
Officials - Doug Shows, James Barker, Mark Whitehead
Attendance - 7218

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Florida 36 29 65
California 13 41 54

Recap


South Florida 65, California 54: Victor Rudd led a balanced offense with 15 points and the Bulls led 36-13 at halftime en route to an easy victory over the Bears in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
 
Anthony Collins added 12 points, Augustus Gilchrist 11 and Jawanza Poland 10 for 12th-seeded South Florida (21-13), which won its first NCAA tournament game by shooting 57 percent from the field and led by 12 in the first seven minutes.

South Florida, which led by as many as 32, plays No. 5 seed Temple in the second round of the Midwest Regional on Friday.
 
Harper Kamp registered 19 points for California (24-10), which lost four of its last five games.
 
South Florida, playing in its first NCAA game since 1992, scored the final 14 points of the first half. The Bulls were 16 for 24 from the field and held the Bears to 5 for 24 in the opening 20 minutes.

Collins made five of his six shots from the field and the Bulls were 4 for 7 from 3-point range and held California without a point the last nine minutes of the first half.

GAME NOTEBOOK: South Florida, which lost in its previous two appearances against Arizona and Georgetown, is the last Big East team to win an NCAA tournament game. … The Bulls have not allowed 58 points in a game since Feb. 4. … California dropped to 19-17 in the NCAA tournament. ... The 13 points allowed was a season low for a half against South Florida.

South Florida Bulls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Augustus Gilchrist 34:00 5-8 0-1 1-3 0 4 4 1 0 0 3 1 11
Anthony Collins 30:00 6-9 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 1 3 1 1 0 12
Ron Anderson 16:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 4 0 1 0 4
Victor Rudd 32:00 7-10 1-3 0-0 1 4 5 1 3 0 1 1 15
Hugh Robertson 29:00 2-3 0-1 0-2 1 3 4 3 1 1 1 1 4
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick 29:00 2-5 2-4 0-0 1 6 7 4 1 1 1 1 6
Blake Nash 10:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 0 0
Jawanza Poland 16:00 3-3 1-1 3-3 1 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 10
Shaun Noriega 4:00 1-6 1-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Alberto Damour 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-49 5-15 4-8 5 25 30 15 14 3 11 4 65
  57.1% 33.3% 50.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11

California Golden Bears

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Harper Kamp 38:00 8-17 0-2 3-5 6 2 8 1 5 0 2 1 19
Jorge Gutierrez 37:00 4-10 1-1 2-3 2 2 4 5 3 0 0 0 11
Justin Cobbs 28:00 0-2 0-1 1-2 0 2 2 4 0 0 2 0 1
Allen Crabbe 37:00 3-14 2-9 2-2 0 7 7 0 2 0 1 1 10
David Kravish 13:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
Robert Thurman 18:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Bak Bak 8:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Smith 4:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Emerson Murray 13:00 2-3 0-1 1-2 0 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 5
Jeff Powers 1:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Christian Behrens 3:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rob Filley 0:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Raffi Chalian 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-58 3-14 9-14 11 18 29 10 14 1 7 2 54
  36.2% 21.4% 64.3% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 7
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