NCAA Basketball

South Florida Bulls (24-14)


Mon. 3/25 Thu. 3/28 Mon. 4/1 Wed. 4/3 Fri. 4/5
vs. UtVaU 
W 66-57
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vs. LyMnt 
W 56-47
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vs. DePaul 
W 63-61
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@ DePaul 
L 96-100
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@ DePaul 
W 77-65
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Collins scores 19, South Florida beats DePaul for CBI title

CHICAGO (AP) David Collins had 19 points and eight rebounds as South Florida beat DePaul 77-65 on Friday night for the College Basketball Invitational championship.

USF made three 3-pointers in a four-minute span to take the first double-digit lead of the second half at 57-47, and extended it to a 14-point advantage after an 8-0 run. The Bulls led by double figures for five-plus minutes until Max Strus made three free throws at 1:06 to pull to 71-64. Xavier Castaneda sealed it with two free throws at 40.4.

Justin Brown had 12 points for South Florida (24-14), which was picked to finish last in the preseason American Athletics Conference coaches' poll. Laquincy Rideau added 10 points. Antun Maricevic had seven rebounds for the visitors.

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Leaders
Points: D. Collins15.9
Rebounds: A. Yetna9.6
Assists: L. Rideau5.4
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: D. Collins70.3%
3P%: J. Brown35.9%
Steals: L. Rideau2.9
Blocks: M. Durr1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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American Athletic Conference Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
11 Houston 16-2 33-4
22 Cincinnati 14-4 28-7
UCF 13-5 24-9
Temple 13-5 23-10
Memphis 11-7 22-14
Wichita State 10-8 22-15
South Florida 8-10 24-14
Tulsa 8-10 18-14
Connecticut 6-12 16-17
SMU 6-12 15-17
East Carolina 3-15 10-21
Tulane 0-18 4-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.4 (178)
Rebounds: 13.7 (6)
Assists: 13.7 (149)
FG%: 43.0% (254)
FT%: 64.6% (336)
3P%: 33.2% (243)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 67.2 (62)
Rebounds: 25.4 (172)
Assists: 13.1 (189)
FG%: 42.1% (92)
FT%: 68.8% (88)
3P%: 32.0% (67)
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