Recap: Temple vs. South Florida
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Victor Rudd (23 points, 10 rebounds) led five players in double figures for the South Florida Bulls, who rallied past the Temple Owls for an 82-75 win in American Athletic Conference action at the Liacouras Center.
Corey Allen Jr. added 14 popints and six assists for USF (10-6, 1-2 AAC), which had lost four of its previous five. Martino Brock chipped in 11 points and Musa Abdul-Aleem and Chris Perry each finished with 10. John Egbunu contributed 11 rebounds.
Anthony Lee had a career-high 22 points to go with 10 rebounds for Temple (5-8, 0-3), which has lost three straight. Quenton DeCosey tacked on 29 points, Dalton Pepper recorded 17 and Jimmy McDonnell chimed in with 10.
The teams entered halftime, deadlocked at 34-34. Temple shot 45.8 percent from the floor, which was just off of the pace set by USF (.487). However, the Owls had advantages from beyond the arc (12-6) and at the free-throw line (8-4).
Temple claimed a 66-56 lead with 9:22 to play but the Bulls came roaring back, ripping off a 14-3 run to gain the lead, one they would never relinquish.
The Owls had a 16-9 edge in points off turnovers. USF was the superior team inside, with a 50-30 advantage on points in the paint.Game Notes