NCAA Game Summary - South Florida at Miami-Florida|
(Saturday, November 27th)
Final Score: South Florida 23, Miami-Florida 20 (OT)
Coral Gables, FL (Sports Network) - Demetris Murray's one-yard touchdown run
in overtime lifted the South Florida Bulls over the Miami-Florida Hurricanes,
23-20, in a non-conference clash.
Moise Plancher ran for 103 yards for South Florida (7-4), which got two
touchdown runs from Murray to move to 9-0 all-time in overtime games.
Leonard Hankerson finished with nine catches for 127 yards in defeat for Miami
The game-winning touchdown for USF came after Miami had to settle for a 38-
yard field goal by Matt Bosher on its overtime possession.
Neither team was able to score in the first quarter, and the only points of
the second stanza came as the final seconds ticked off the clock. South
Florida's Maikon Bonani nailed a 21-yard field goal, enabling his team to take
a 3-0 lead into intermission.
With nine minutes remaining in the third quarter, South Florida extended its
lead to 10-0 with an eight-yard touchdown run by Murray.
With just over three minutes left in that third frame, Miami finally got on
the board. Lamar Miller reached the end zone on an eight-yard run, cutting the
Hurricanes' deficit to 10-7.
Just 30 seconds into the fourth quarter, Miami made a huge play to grab a
14-10 advantage, as Storm Johnson broke loose for a 71-yard touchdown scamper.
Six minutes later, Matt Bosher hit an 18-yard field goal to push the
Hurricanes' lead to 17-10.
South Florida managed to force overtime with a one-yard touchdown run by Bobby
Eveld with two minutes remaining in regulation. That play capped a nine-play,
Miami did have a chance to win the game before time ticked away in the final
stanza, but Jacory Harris threw a costly interception for the 'Canes, who were
in field goal range.
Miami wasted little time changing the future of its football program, firing
head coach Randy Shannon after the loss.
11/27 23:29:49 ET