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NCAA Game Summary - U-C-F at South Florida



(Wednesday, December 16th)

Final Score: South Florida 69, U-C-F 65

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Dominique Jones posted 27 points and five steals to help lift the South Florida Bulls to a 69-65 win over the UCF Knights in non-league play at the Sun Dome.

Chris Howard chipped in with 14 points and six assists for USF (8-2). Mike Mercer added 12 points, while Jarrid Famous recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Isaac Sosa paced UCF (7-3) with 14 points, and Marcus Jordan scored 11 off the bench in a losing effort.

UCF never led in the game, as USF took a 34-27 halftime lead after holding the Knights to 37-percent shooting from the floor in the opening period.

The Knights hung around by shooting 56 percent from the floor in the second half, including a 5-of-7 effort from the perimeter. But Jones put USF on his back with 15 second-half points, and the Bulls held a key 16-5 scoring edge at the foul line over the final 20 minutes.

USF held a 38-27 rebounding advantage for the game, which included a 12-5 edge on the offensive glass.

12/16 22:34:25 ET