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NCAA Game Summary - South Florida at Providence



(Saturday, January 23rd)

Final Score: South Florida 109, Providence 105 (OT)

Providence, RI (Sports Network) - Dominique Jones poured in a career-high 46 points to lead the South Florida Bulls to a 109-105 overtime victory over the Providence Friars in a Big East Conference affair.

Jones grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out eight assists for South Florida (12-7, 2-5 Big East). His 46 points were the second most all-time in a Big East game, behind only a 48-point performance by Providence's Eric Murdock in 1991.

Jamine Peterson finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds in defeat for Providence (11-8, 3-4). The Friars also got 25 points from Marshon Brooks and 24 points from Sharaud Curry.

Providence shot 50 percent from the floor in the first half and led 43-39 at intermission.

USF erased a nine-point deficit in the final minute of regulation to force overtime.

Jones nailed a three-pointer at the start of overtime, and his Bulls never trailed in the extra session.

South Florida got 19 points from Mike Mercer and 17 points from Jarrid Famous.

01/23 23:35:28 ET

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