Rutgers 70, South Florida 67

Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - Louis Brown Athletic Center, Piscataway, New Jersey
Officials - Karl Hess, Les Jones, Mike Nance
Attendance - 4205

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Florida 30 37 67
Rutgers 27 43 70

Recap

Rutgers 70, South Florida 67: Wally Judge scored 14 points and the Scarlet Knights survived a last-second 3-point attempt by the Bulls to earn a home Big East home victory.

With his team down by three points, South Florida's Martino Block had a shot at tying the game, but his 3-point attempt was off the mark with seven seconds left and Rutgers rebounded to run out the clock.

A close game throughout saw Rutgers (12-4, 3-2 Big East) take an eight point lead with 9:04 to play on a Myles Mack 3-pointer, but South Florida (9-7, 0-4) went on a quick 8-2 run to pull within two with 7:33 to go. The Scarlet Knights responded, with Dane Miller scoring five points in a 9-4 run that pushed the lead back to seven.

The Bulls weren't done though, pulling within three on Anthony Collins' jumper with 1:30 to play. Each team committed a turnover before Jerome Seagears missed a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left, giving South Florida its last shot at tying the game.

Eli Carter and Mack each finished with 13 points while Seagears tallied five points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Scarlet Knights. Jawanza Poland paced the Bulls with 17 points, hitting 7 of 10 from the field.

GAME NOTEBOOK: South Florida fell despite shooting 52 percent from the field. … Rutgers won the rebound battle, 26-22. … South Florida returns home for its next contest, hosting Georgetown on Saturday. Rutgers heads on the road to face Notre Dame on Saturday. 

South Florida Bulls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick 36:00 3-10 1-6 0-0 1 2 3 2 3 0 3 0 7
Victor Rudd 29:00 3-6 2-4 3-4 0 4 4 0 2 0 1 0 11
Martino Brock 28:00 2-5 0-1 0-0 2 5 7 1 1 0 2 0 4
Anthony Collins 37:00 3-8 0-0 5-6 0 0 0 8 3 1 1 0 11
Javontae Hawkins 28:00 5-9 0-1 0-1 2 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 10
Zach LeDay 16:00 3-4 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
Jawanza Poland 26:00 7-10 3-5 0-0 0 5 5 1 2 1 1 1 17
TOTAL 200 26-52 7-18 8-11 5 19 24 14 11 2 9 1 67
  50.0% 38.9% 72.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 9

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Wally Judge 30:00 7-8 0-0 0-1 2 1 3 0 1 2 0 1 14
Dane Miller 27:00 2-5 0-1 3-3 1 4 5 3 2 1 1 1 7
Eli Carter 29:00 4-10 1-4 4-4 0 3 3 1 4 0 2 0 13
Myles Mack 27:00 5-12 3-5 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 13
Jerome Seagears 29:00 2-9 1-6 0-0 2 4 6 7 0 0 0 0 5
Austin Johnson 22:00 3-4 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 7
Mike Poole 17:00 3-7 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
Kadeem Jack 17:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 3 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 4
Malick Kone 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-59 6-18 8-10 9 19 28 13 13 3 6 2 70
  47.5% 33.3% 80.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 6