54
TF 8
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2nd
ESPW
Sun Mar. 4
2:00pm
BONUS
65
TF 4
ML: -420
SFLA +8.5, O/U 128.0
ML: +330
SMU
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S. Florida downs slumping SMU 65-54 in American finale

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) David Collins scored 21 points and Malik Martin scored 15 and South Florida ended the regular season with a 65-54 win over SMU on Sunday.

South Florida (10-21, 3-15), with a two-game win streak, enters the American Athletic Conference Tournament in Orlando, Florida as the 12th seed and faces No. 5 Memphis. SMU (16-15, 6-12), which has dropped three straight, is the ninth seed and will play No. 8 UConn.

The Bulls trailed 27-22 at halftime before going on a 16-4 run to start the second half and led the rest of the way. South Florida later put together an 11-4 run and led 55-42 on Collins' layup with seven minutes left. Stephan Jiggets scored 14 points and Terrence Samuel grabbed 12 rebounds and distributed five assists.

Ethan Chargois led SMU with 15 points, Jimmy Whitt scored 14 and Ben Emelogu II grabbed 11 rebounds.

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Key Players
S. Milton
1 G
S. Jiggetts
33.8 Min. Per Game 33.8
12.3 Pts. Per Game 12.3
3.2 Ast. Per Game 3.2
2.6 Reb. Per Game 2.6
44.9 Field Goal % 37.2
43.4 Three Point % 40.4
84.7 Free Throw % 80.7
+ 3 Jimmy Whitt made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Ben Emelogu II 16.0
+ 2 Malik Martin made dunk, assist by Terrence Samuel 29.0
  Defensive rebound by Terrence Samuel 58.0
  Elijah Landrum missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:00
+ 1 David Collins made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:10
+ 1 David Collins made 1st of 2 free throws 1:10
  Personal foul on Jimmy Whitt 1:10
  Defensive rebound by Malik Martin 1:12
  Jimmy Whitt missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:14
  Bad pass turnover on Stephan Jiggetts, stolen by Ethan Chargois 1:14
  Defensive rebound by Stephan Jiggetts 1:19
Team Stats
Points 54 65
Field Goals 24-62 (38.7%) 24-52 (46.2%)
3-Pointers 4-27 (14.8%) 8-22 (36.4%)
Free Throws 2-12 (16.7%) 9-13 (69.2%)
Total Rebounds 34 40
Offensive 12 10
Defensive 17 28
Team 5 2
Assists 9 18
Steals 9 4
Blocks 3 2
Turnovers 7 13
Fouls 16 13
Technicals 0 0
15 PTS, 4 REB, 1 AST
21 PTS, 2 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo SMU 16-15 272754
home team logo South Florida 10-21 224365
Team Stats
away team logo SMU 16-15 73.8 PPG 40.1 RPG 14.5 APG
home team logo South Florida 10-21 72.7 PPG 43 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
25
E. Chargois F 12.5 PPG 6.7 RPG 2.0 APG 41.8 FG%
0
D. Collins G 15.4 PPG 3.7 RPG 2.4 APG 41.2 FG%
Top Scorers
E. Chargois F 15 PTS 4 REB 1 AST
D. Collins G 21 PTS 2 REB 2 AST
38.7 FG% 46.2
14.8 3PT FG% 36.4
16.7 FT% 69.2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Whitt 14 2 1 6/17 2/6 0/0 4 40 2 1 2 0 2
B. Emelogu II 8 11 1 4/8 0/1 0/0 3 28 0 0 0 4 7
J. McMurray 7 1 2 3/11 0/7 1/1 3 36 0 0 1 0 1
E. Landrum 6 5 3 2/8 2/8 0/0 0 31 3 0 0 2 3
A. Agau 4 4 0 2/4 0/0 0/2 3 23 1 2 1 1 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Whitt 14 2 1 6/17 2/6 0/0 4 40 2 1 2 0 2
B. Emelogu II 8 11 1 4/8 0/1 0/0 3 28 0 0 0 4 7
J. McMurray 7 1 2 3/11 0/7 1/1 3 36 0 0 1 0 1
E. Landrum 6 5 3 2/8 2/8 0/0 0 31 3 0 0 2 3
A. Agau 4 4 0 2/4 0/0 0/2 3 23 1 2 1 1 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
E. Chargois 15 4 1 7/13 0/4 1/8 1 26 3 0 2 4 0
W. Douglas 0 2 1 0/1 0/1 0/1 2 16 0 0 1 1 1
J. Foster - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Milton - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Pyle - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Ray - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Wilfong - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 54 29 9 24/62 4/27 2/12 16 200 9 3 7 12 17
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Collins 21 2 2 7/12 3/5 4/4 0 29 1 0 3 1 1
S. Jiggetts 14 8 4 5/11 2/5 2/2 1 38 0 0 5 1 7
P. Banks 6 3 4 2/8 2/7 0/0 2 29 1 0 0 1 2
T. Samuel 4 12 5 1/5 0/2 2/2 1 28 0 0 3 2 10
N. Scekic 3 4 0 1/1 0/0 1/3 4 23 0 1 1 3 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Collins 21 2 2 7/12 3/5 4/4 0 29 1 0 3 1 1
S. Jiggetts 14 8 4 5/11 2/5 2/2 1 38 0 0 5 1 7
P. Banks 6 3 4 2/8 2/7 0/0 2 29 1 0 0 1 2
T. Samuel 4 12 5 1/5 0/2 2/2 1 28 0 0 3 2 10
N. Scekic 3 4 0 1/1 0/0 1/3 4 23 0 1 1 3 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Martin 15 6 1 7/9 1/1 0/2 1 26 0 1 1 1 5
I. Manderson 2 1 0 1/3 0/0 0/0 2 10 0 0 0 0 1
J. Brown 0 2 2 0/3 0/2 0/0 2 17 2 0 0 1 1
T. Holston - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Da Silva - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Y. Alvarado - - - - - - - - - - - - -
H. Beard - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Coffaro - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Yetna - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 65 38 18 24/52 8/22 9/13 13 200 4 2 13 10 28