South Florida vs. Louisville: Recap and Stats

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South Florida vs. Louisville: Recap and Stats
South Florida 38
(9-6, 2-2 away)
(3) Louisville 64
(15-1, 9-0 home)
Venue: KFC Yum! Center
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Florida 15 23 38
Louisville 38 26 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Florida V Rudd 11 V Rudd 7 A Collins 7
Louisville R Smith 18 G Dieng 9 P Siva 5

No. 3 Louisville outrebounded South Florida 49-24 and easily got by the Bulls 64-38 in conference action on Saturday, January 12th. Louisville jumped out to a huge 38-15 lead at halftime and never let up. The Cardinals were led by Chane Behanan, who put up seven points plus 12 rebounds. Gorgui Dieng played his way to a double-double with 12 points and 16 rebounds. Victor Rudd finished with a team-high 10 points and eight rebounds for the Bulls. The Cardinals are on an eight-game win streak. Next up for Louisville (15-1, 3-0 Big East) is Connecticut (12-3, 2-1 Big East) on Monday, January 14th on the road.

Louisville Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 7:53 left to go.
  • Louisville started 15-1 during the 2003, 2002, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over South Florida extended the Louisville winning streak to 10 games.
  • Lville beat the spread by 7.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Cardinals have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 9th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, Lville has been on the winning end of 53 blowout games.
  • Lville set season lows for assists and three-point percentage.
  • The Cardinals have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • Louisville has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 10 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--Lville has a 24.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng) accounted for 45.3% of the points.
  • Gorgui Dieng accounted for 32.6% of the team's rebounds.
  • Gorgui Dieng has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 16 games this season.
  • Gorgui Dieng recorded the 24th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Gorgui Dieng has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Gorgui Dieng recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 16th of his career.
  • Gorgui Dieng had a career high with 16 rebounds.
  • Chane Behanan recorded the 12th double-digit rebound game of his career.

South Florida Game Notes

  • South Florida lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Bulls losing streak to 3 games.
  • The top two scorers (Victor Rudd and Javontae Hawkins) accounted for 50.0% of the points.
  • Victor Rudd accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (12) than the starters (10).
  • Victor Rudd has led the team in scoring 6 times and in rebounding 7 times in 15 games this season.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Zach LeDay.
  • Victor Rudd has 4 straight double-digit point games.
USF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BVictor Rudd231080001
C+Martino Brock26433302
C-T. Fitzpatrick32720113
C-Jawanza Poland15140001
D+J. Hawkins23910004
D+Anthony Collins34511205
D+Zach LeDay26230011
DJ. Omogbehin11000010
-M. Abdul-Aleem6000000
-Mike McCloskey4000000
Lville PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Chane Behanan187121113
A+Gorgui Dieng2512160011
B+Peyton Siva321731304
BM. Harrell19241220
BS. Van Treese13430101
B-Luke Hancock20431100
C+Russ Smith18831003
CW. Blackshear24440101
C-Kevin Ware20401102
-Tim Henderson7000200
-Zach Price4200000

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