South Florida vs DePaul

South Florida 75, DePaul 59

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - South Florida's inside presence was too much for DePaul as Augustus Gilchrist scored 22 points in a 75-59 Big East victory Sunday.

The Bulls (12-8, 5-2), who have won five of their last six overall and seven in a row against DePaul, also got 19 points from Jawanza Poland.

Cleveland Melvin's 17 points led the Blue Demons (10-9, 1-6), losers of five consecutive games. Jamee Crockett added 15.

The Bulls' inside game combined with their guards attacking the basket wore down DePaul's defense. South Florida, which led 37-29 at the half, outrebounded DePaul 40-29 while scoring 44 points in the paint, including 14 second-chance points.

DePaul never led by more than three points and trailed the entire second half. The Blue Demons' 23-22 lead at the 6:17 mark of the first half was short-lived, as the Bulls answered on their next possession when Anthony Collins completed a three-point play.

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South Florida Bulls
A. Gilchrist, F327-88-1050122
V. Rudd, F312-92-28236
R. Anderson Jr., F214-50-03238
A. Collins, G354-91-10319
H. Robertson, G292-44-69229
J. Poland258-131-350419
T. Fitzpatrick240-00-08020
A. Damour10-00-00000
M. McCloskey11-10-00002
B. Nash10-10-00000
Totals 28-5016-224091675
 56%72.7% 
DePaul Blue Demons
C. Melvin, F318-181-170217
K. Faber, C162-22-25036
B. Young, G330-136-80506
W. Clahar, G283-41-24118
C. McKinney, G101-40-02112
M. Morgan211-100-02022
J. Crockett206-102-310215
J. Kelly181-20-02123
D. Kirk140-20-01010
D. Robertson Jr.70-00-00010
J. Belcaster10-00-00010
E. McGhee10-00-00000
Totals 22-6512-162981659
 33.8%75% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova6-118-12
Creighton5-118-19
Butler5-216-33
Xavier3-313-515
Marquette3-312-677
Providence3-413-759
St. Johns3-49-11147
Seton Hall2-412-640
Georgetown1-510-980
DePaul1-58-11210
 
Other games
PSU 54 Final
Indiana 73
Wisc 67 Final
Illinois 63
VT 47 Final
Virginia 45