Scores

Final

St. John's 74

(15-11, 5-9 Big East)

South Florida 58

(16-10, 6-8 Big East)

    12:00 PM ET, February 20, 2010

    USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida

    1 2 T
    SJU 35 3974
    USF 24 3458

    Top Performers

    St. John's: D. Kennedy 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    South Florida: M. Mercer 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    St. John's 74, South Florida 58

    Associated Press

    TAMPA, Fla. -- D.J. Kennedy scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, helping St. John's to a 74-58 victory against South Florida on Saturday.

    Paris Horne had 11 points and Malik Boothe added 10 for St. John's (15-11, 5-9 Big East), a winner for the third time in four games after losing five in a row. Justin Burrell contributed seven points and 10 rebounds for the Red Storm.

    Dominique Jones and Mike Mercer each scored 17, and Chris Howard finished with 14 points and five assists for South Florida (16-10, 6-8). The Bulls entered the game with four consecutive home victories and five of seven overall.

    St. John's scored 10 unanswered points to close a first half that included six lead changes with a 35-24 lead. The streak reached 16 points after the break, the eventual margin of victory, but South Florida immediately answered with a 15-3 run to cut the deficit to four.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SJU
    USF
    Points 74 58
    FG Made-Attempted 27-46 (.587) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-23 (.652) 7-13 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 2

    2009-10 Season

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