Bulls Beat Hoyas 61-58 For First Big East Win
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Collins scored all 14 of his points in the second half, including a couple of free throws with 3 seconds remaining, to lead South Florida to its first Big East victory of the season Saturday night, a 61-58 decision over Georgetown.
Otto Porter scored 21 points for Georgetown, but lost control of the ball in the final seconds while the Hoyas (12-4, 2-3) were working for a game-winning shot.
Jawanza Poland led USF (10-7, 1-4) with 15 points, including two free throws with 3:40 left that stood as the Bulls’ final points until Collins’ foul shots.
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera came off the bench with 16 points for the Hoyas, who shot 48.9 percent (22 of 45) for the game but had 15 turnovers, 10 more than South Florida.
South Florida struggled with Georgetown’s zone in the first half, missing its first 10 3-point shots and 13 of 14 overall.
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