South Florida vs. Rutgers: Recap and Stats

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South Florida vs. Rutgers: Recap and Stats
South Florida 67
(9-7, 2-3 away)
Rutgers 70
(12-4, 9-2 home)
Venue: Louis Brown Athletic Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Florida 30 37 67
Rutgers 27 43 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Florida V Rudd 11 V Rudd 7 A Collins 7
Rutgers E Carter 15 W Judge 6 D Miller 2

South Florida faced off with Rutgers on Thursday, January 17th and lost a nail-biter to the Scarlet Knights 70-67 in conference play. The Bulls got a game-high 17 points and five rebounds from Jawanza Poland. Anthony Collins also had a solid outing, scoring 11 points. For the Scarlet Knights, Wally Judge got a season-high 14 points and three rebounds. Next up for South Florida (9-7, 0-4 Big East) is Georgetown (12-3, 2-2 Big East) on Saturday, January 19th on their home court.

South Florida Game Notes

  • South Florida started 9-7 during the 2011, 2006, 2002, 1998, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • USF beat the spread by 2.0 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Bulls have beaten the spread.
  • The Bulls have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, South Florida has lost 27 close games.
  • South Florida has lost 86% of the time this season (1-6) after recording 28 or fewer rebounds.
  • USF set a season low for steals.
  • The Bulls have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past 6 games.
  • South Florida has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 2nd loss of the season where the Bulls opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Jawanza Poland and Victor Rudd) accounted for 41.7% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Martino Brock and Javontae Hawkins) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • Jawanza Poland has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 16 games this season.
  • Victor Rudd has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jawanza Poland had a career high with 3 three-pointers.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • Rutgers won, but did not cover the spread.
  • Jerome Seagears recorded a team season high in assists with 7.
  • The top two rebounders (Kadeem Jack and Jerome Seagears) accounted for 40.6% of the rebounds.
  • Kadeem Jack has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 16 games this season.
  • Wally Judge set a career high with 7 field goals made.
  • Jerome Seagears set a career high with 7 assists.
USF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJawanza Poland261751111
AAnthony Collins371108101
BJ. Hawkins281051001
B-Victor Rudd291140001
B-Zach LeDay16701000
CMartino Brock28471002
CT. Fitzpatrick36732003
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AWally Judge301430210
B+Jerome Seagears29567000
B+Kadeem Jack17470000
BDane Miller27753111
B-Eli Carter291331002
C+Mike Poole17720000
C+Myles Mack271311002
CAustin Johnson22711001

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