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NCAA Game Summary - San Diego vs. South Florida



(Sunday, December 20th)

Final Score: South Florida 69, San Diego 60

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Mike Mercer netted a game-high 19 points off the bench and the South Florida Bulls downed the San Diego Toreros, 69-60, as part of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic at South Point Arena.

Dominique Jones added 18 points, six assists and five boards for USF (10-2), which scored its third straight win. Jarrid Famous turned in 14 points and seven boards, while Chris Howard had 11 points and seven rebounds in the victory.

Devin Ginty guided San Diego (5-8) in the setback with 13 points and six rebounds, while Brandon Johnson and Roberto Mafra checked in with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

In the first half, the Toreros went 4-of-8 from long range and 6-of-6 at the foul line, opening a small 32-30 lead at the break.

The Bulls clamped down on defense in the second half, holding San Diego to a dismal 30.4 percent shooting effort from the floor en route to the nine-point win.

USF forced San Diego into 14 costly turnovers, while committing just seven itself.

12/20 19:33:19 ET

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