Villanova 61, South Florida 53

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida
Officials - Bo Boroski, James Breeding, Pat Driscoll
Attendance - 5014

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Villanova 34 27 61
South Florida 20 33 53

Recap


Villanova 61, South Florida 50: Mouphtaou Yarou had 16 points and 13 rebounds for his first double-double of the season to lead the visiting Wildcats over the Bulls.

JayVaughn Pinkston added 15 points for Villanova, which won its seventh straight. The Wildcats (11-4, 2-0 Big East) took a 34-20 lead into halftime and never trailed after the 16:44 mark of the first half.

Victor Rudd led South Florida with 12 points and Anthony Collins contributed 11 but the Bulls (9-5, 0-2 Big East) were befelled by 36 percent shooting from the field and were outrebounded by Villanova 42-32.

Daniel Ochefu pitched in 12 points for the Wildcats, who came in allowing a Big East-worst 67.6 points.

South Florida will look to avoid an 0-3 start in conference play with a tough test from No. 4 Louisville up next.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Villanova improved to 6-4 all-time against the Bulls and broke a four-game losing streak in the series. ... The Bulls fell well short of their 66.5 point average in home games. ... The Wildcats remain undefeated on South Florida's home court, and are 4-0 all-time at USF's Sun Dome.

Villanova Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Daniel Ochefu 25:00 6-10 0-0 0-3 5 3 8 2 0 1 0 0 12
Mouphtaou Yarou 32:00 6-11 0-0 4-5 3 10 13 2 2 0 0 1 16
James Bell 24:00 1-5 1-4 2-4 0 2 2 1 4 2 1 1 5
Darrun Hilliard 33:00 1-7 1-5 0-0 0 6 6 2 2 0 4 0 3
Ryan Arcidiacono 34:00 2-5 1-4 0-0 0 2 2 3 3 0 1 0 5
JayVaughn Pinkston 18:00 5-8 0-0 5-8 2 2 4 2 3 0 3 1 15
Maurice Sutton 7:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0
Achraf Yacoubou 17:00 2-4 1-3 0-0 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 5
Tony Chennault 10:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-55 4-18 11-20 12 27 39 14 19 3 11 6 61
  41.8% 22.2% 55.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 11

South Florida Bulls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Anthony Collins 38:00 4-9 0-0 3-4 1 2 3 4 1 1 2 0 11
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick 35:00 4-8 2-5 0-0 0 3 3 0 4 1 2 2 10
Victor Rudd 31:00 3-11 1-5 5-6 1 4 5 0 3 0 1 1 12
Martino Brock 32:00 3-7 0-2 0-0 1 4 5 1 1 1 0 0 6
Jawanza Poland 24:00 1-7 1-3 1-2 1 5 6 0 1 2 0 1 4
Zach LeDay 18:00 1-3 0-1 2-3 2 3 5 0 4 1 1 0 4
Musa Abdul-Aleem 8:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
Javontae Hawkins 9:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 3
Jordan Omogbehin 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-50 6-20 11-15 7 22 29 7 19 6 9 4 53
  36.0% 30.0% 73.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 9