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Jones leads South Florida past Rutgers 73-64

Jan 17, 2010 - 2:41 AM TAMPA, Fla.(AP) -- Dominique Jones scored 20 points as South Florida beat Rutgers 73-64 on Saturday night.

Mike Mercer and Jarrid Famous each added 13 points for South Florida (11-6, 1-4 Big East), which ended a four-game losing streak.

Rutgers (9-8, 0-5) got 13 points from Hamady Ndiaye, Jonathan Mitchell, Mike Rosario and Mike Coburn. The Scarlet Knights have lost six in a row.

Rosario limped off the court with 14:21 left in the second half, but returned just under three minutes later. Rosario, who entered averaging 16.2 points, scored all 13 of his points after halftime.

Anthony Crater hit a 3 to put South Florida ahead 51-38 midway through the second half.

Rutgers pulled within eight points with 8 minutes remaining on a three-point play by Ndiaye. Jones had a basket and an assist as South Florida scored the next six points for a 59-45 advantage.






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    Rutgers 64, South Florida 73  FinalJan 18 8:49 AM


  • NCAA BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    RUTGERS 25 39 64
    SOUTH FLORIDA 33 40 73 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: RUTGERS - MIKE COBURN 13, JONATHAN MITCHELL 13,
    HAMADY NDIAYE 13, MIKE ROSARIO 13
    SOUTH FLORIDA - DOMINIQUE JONES 20, JARRID FAMOUS 13,
    MIKE MERCER 13

    Jan 16 9:07 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    RUTGERS 25 25
    SOUTH FLORIDA 33 33 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    RUTGERS - MIKE COBURN 7, JONATHAN MITCHELL 5,
    HAMADY NDIAYE 4
    SOUTH FLORIDA - MIKE MERCER 11, DOMINIQUE JONES 8,
    TOARLYN FITZPATRICK 7

    Jan 16 7:50 PM