South Florida 87, Bowling Green 84

Friday, December 21, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida
Officials - James Breeding, Bryan Kersey, Steve McJunkins
Attendance - 4008

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Bowling Green 27 34 23 84
South Florida 34 27 26 87

Recap


South Florida 87, Bowling Green 84 (3 OT): Victor Rudd scored a season-high 29 points, including the last five of the third overtime, as the Bulls outlasted the visiting Falcons.

Rudd’s three-point play gave South Florida (7-3) an 85-84 lead with 14 seconds left in the third extra period before Bowling Green’s A’uston Calhoun missed a 3-pointer. Rudd sealed it with a pair of free throws in the final seconds as the Bulls won for the fifth time in six games.

Martino Brock added a season-high 18 points and Toarlyn Fitzpatrick had 16 for South Florida. Jordon Crawford had a career-high 27 points and Calhoun 22 for Bowling Green (5-6), which made 11 from 3-point range.

The Bulls led 71-67 in the first overtime, but missed two consecutive front ends of one-and-ones and Crawford scored two baskets to tie it. Crawford missed a chance to win it in the final seconds of the second overtime after Rudd had drained a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left to tie it at 78.

Bowling Green, which trailed 34-27 at halftime, came from 11 points down in the second half to take a 60-53 lead on Crawford’s 3-pointer with 1:04 left in regulation. The Bulls rallied to tie it at 61 after Rudd drained a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The game was delayed when the lights went out with 21 seconds left in the first overtime. … Bowling Green’s bench, which produced 21 points to South Florida’s 13, has outscored its opponent in eight straight games. … South Florida was without its second-leading 3-point shooter Shaun Noriega (foot) and freshman Javontae Hawkins (back) because of injuries.
 

Bowling Green Falcons

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
A'uston Calhoun 50:00 9-22 1-6 3-6 4 4 8 1 1 1 1 1 22
Chauncey Orr 19:00 3-6 1-3 0-0 1 3 4 2 2 0 2 0 7
Cameron Black 27:00 3-3 0-0 1-2 2 4 6 0 5 0 2 3 7
Luke Kraus 11:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Jordon Crawford 48:00 10-21 4-9 3-3 3 3 6 4 3 0 7 0 27
Anthony Henderson 44:00 3-9 3-6 0-0 1 3 4 3 2 1 0 0 9
Richaun Holmes 28:00 1-5 0-1 0-0 1 4 5 0 4 0 0 5 2
Craig Sealey 6:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jehvon Clarke 6:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3
James Erger 36:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 4 4 2 2 0 1 0 3
TOTAL 275 33-76 11-30 7-11 13 25 38 15 20 2 13 10 84
  43.4% 36.7% 63.6% Team Rebs: 9   Total TO: 13

South Florida Bulls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Martino Brock 52:00 6-9 2-2 4-5 4 3 7 2 4 2 0 1 18
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick 50:00 5-13 2-8 4-5 3 5 8 1 1 1 2 1 16
Victor Rudd 53:00 12-26 2-7 3-3 3 4 7 3 1 2 2 1 29
Kore White 16:00 1-8 0-1 1-2 4 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 3
Jordan Omogbehin 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
Musa Abdul-Aleem 9:00 0-4 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
Anthony Collins 48:00 4-12 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 8 3 2 3 1 8
Zach LeDay 13:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 2
Jawanza Poland 26:00 3-5 1-2 4-6 1 7 8 1 0 0 1 1 11
TOTAL 275 32-80 7-20 16-24 19 24 43 15 12 8 10 7 87
  40.0% 35.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 9   Total TO: 10