Scores

Final

Georgetown 65

(14-10, 5-8 Big East)

South Florida 40

(8-17, 3-10 Big East)

    7:00 PM ET, February 18, 2009

    USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida

    1 2 T
    GTWN 34 3165
    USF 17 2340

    Top Performers

    Georgetown: C. Wright 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    South Florida: A. Rivas 9 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Georgetown 65, South Florida 40

    Associated Press

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Chris Wright scored 17 points, leading Georgetown to a 65-40 win over South Florida on Wednesday night.

    Greg Monroe had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Georgetown (14-10, 5-8 Big East) and Jessie Sapp added 10.

    Despite shooting 27.3 percent in the first half, the Bulls (8-17, 3-10) trailed by just one point, 12-11, with 10:14 left in the half. The Hoyas then began a 22-4 run on their way to a 34-17 halftime advantage.

    Georgetown shot 52.2 percent from the field in the first half and improved its shooting to 65 percent after halftime.

    South Florida (8-17, 3-10) struggled from the outset, missing its first six shots from the floor. Dominique Jones broke through from long range in the seventh minute to make it 8-4.

    Jones finished with 12 points and Augustus Gilchrist added 11 for South Florida, which shot 31.9 percent from the field.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GTWN
    USF
    Points 65 40
    FG Made-Attempted 25-43 (.581) 15-47 (.319)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 1-12 (.083)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 9-23 (.391)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 27 0

    2008-09 Season

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