TAMPA, Fla. -- Augustus Gilchrist scored a career-high 27 points and had seven rebounds, leading South Florida past Florida Atlantic 78-58 on Friday night.
South Florida led 39-36 early in the second half before Gilchrist scored 10 of South Florida's 19 unanswered points to make it 58-36.
The Bulls took their biggest lead of the first half at 31-19 with eight points in a row. Taylor then pulled the Owls within two, scoring the last seven points in a 10-0 run. Gilchrist scored the last four points of the half, giving South Florida a 35-29 at the break.