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NCAA Game Summary - South Florida vs. Davidson



(Thursday, November 19th)

Final Score: South Florida 65, Davidson 58

Charleston, SC (Sports Network) - Augustus Gilchrist scored 21 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead the South Florida Bulls past the Davidson Wildcats 65-58 in the opening round of the Charleston Classic at Carolina First Arena.

The sophomore forward was 15-for-16 from the stripe for the evening and hit some big free throws down the stretch.

Dominique Jones added 17 points and added 10 rebounds for the Bulls (3-0).

Will Archambault scored 14 points and added six rebounds for Davidson (0-2), Bryant Barr contributed 13 points, and Steve Rossiter chipped in 10.

Both teams struggled from the floor in an opening half that saw South Florida take a 24-13 lead at the 5:30 mark before Davidson cut the deficit to 28-23 at halftime.

The Bulls extended their lead to 54-42 with 7:29 left in the game, but Davidson went on a 16-6 run to cut down its deficit to 60-58 with 58 seconds left.

Gilchrist kept his team in front however, by hitting five of six free throws in the final 37 seconds.

The Bulls will face South Carolina in Friday's semifinal round.

11/19 23:33:04 ET