Depaul 33 40 73
Sflorida 37 46 83
Date of game: 3/3/2013

Recap: South Florida vs. DePaul

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Toarlyn Fitzpatrick paced five teammates in double figures with 19 points as the South Florida Bulls dismissed the DePaul Blue Demons, 83-73, in a Big East Conference showdown at the USF Sun Dome.

Anthony Collins netted 16 points for USF (11-17, 2-14 Big East), which snapped a lengthy 10-game losing streak. Victor Rudd also had 16 points for the home team, Martino Brock poured in 13 points and Jawanza Poland scored 11.

Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young each scored 18 points for DePaul (11-18, 2-13), while Charles McKinney tallied 13 points and seven rebounds. The Blue Demons have lost four in a row and 13 of their last 14.

USF led by as many as 11 in the first half, but DePaul ended the stanza on an 11-4 run to cut its deficit to just four, 37-33, heading into intermission.

The Blue Demons hung tough for much of the second half, and they even took a 62-60 lead with 6:53 remaining on a Melvin jumper, but the Bulls responded with 10 straight points to pull away.

USF drained 9-of-17 from 3-point range, while DePaul was only 4-of-13 from beyond the arc.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Angels, Freese avoid arbitration

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and infielder David Freese avoided arbitration, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract Wednesday.

Durant to miss second straight game

Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Kevin Durant will not play in Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks as he continues to deal with a sprained left big toe.

Crosby good to go for Penguins-Caps tilt

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will play in Wednesday's game against the Washington Capitals, the team announced on its Twitter account.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.