Scores

Final

Auburn 49

(3-6, 0-1 away)

South Florida 61

(6-5, 5-1 home)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    9:00 PM ET, December 15, 2010

    USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida

    1 2 T
    AUB 24 2549
    USF 28 3361

    Top Performers

    Auburn: A. Malone 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    South Florida: J. Famous 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    South Florida 61, Auburn 49

    Associated Press

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Jarrid Famous scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds, leading South Florida to a 61-49 victory over Auburn on Wednesday night.

    Hugh Robertson added 12 points and Ron Anderson Jr. had 12 rebounds and eight points for the Bulls (6-5).

    Andre Malone scored 18 points and Earnest Ross added 11 to pace Auburn (3-6).

    South Florida had an 11-point lead 7 minutes into the game, but Auburn responded with 13 unanswered points to go up 19-17. The Bulls led 28-24 at halftime and increased their advantage to as many as 15 late in the second half.

    South Florida outscored Auburn 19-1 from the free-throw line in the second half and 22-8 for the game. The Bulls also outrebounded the Tigers 40-28.

    The Tigers, who lost their second straight, posted their lowest point total since Dec. 4, 2005, when they lost to Pittsburgh 78-41.

    Auburn's Frankie Sullivan played 10 minutes in his first game since returning from offseason knee surgery. He scored four points, including a 3-pointer.

    USF forward Augustus Gilchrist missed his second consecutive game because of "philosophical differences" with coach Stan Heath. The 6-foot-10 junior is averaging 10.7 points and 6.1 rebounds a game, second on the team in both categories.

    South Florida's victory was its first in five meetings with the Tigers. The schools last met exactly 31 years ago in Tampa.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AUB
    USF
    Points 49 61
    FG Made-Attempted 17-50 (.340) 17-39 (.436)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 22-39 (.564)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 15

    2010-11 Season

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    Auburn leads 9-7
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