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NCAA Game Summary - Houston at South Florida



(Saturday, January 4th)

Final Score: Houston 67, South Florida 58

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - TaShawn Thomas scored 13 points and the Houston Cougars downed the South Florida Bulls, 67-58, at the Sun Dome in American Athletic Conference play.

Thomas sank 6-of-10 shots from the field for the Cougars (10-5, 2-0 AAC). Tione Womack (12 points), Danrad Knowles (12) and Jherrod Stiggers (11) helped pad the offense in the team's third straight win.

Martino Brock led the Bulls (9-6, 0-2) with 11 points. The team's only other double-digit scorer was Chris Perry with 10 points, while John Egbunu responded with nine points and nine rebounds as USF lost for the fourth time in five outings.

The Bulls struggled mightily in the first half, shooting just 32.4 percent from the floor and missing all 10 attempts from 3-point range. The Cougars, shooting 13-of-30 from the field, including 4-of-9 from beyond the arc, took a 34-26 lead into the break.

USF turned it around to shoot 45 percent from the field in the latter 20 minutes of play, but it was too little, too late, as Houston kept it out of reach with a 40 percent shooting performance.

The Bulls made only 52 percent of their foul shots (13-of-25) and turned the ball over 16 times. The Cougars also outscored the hosts in the paint, 30-20.

01/04 20:42:24 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
11th
NOR 3
DUR 5
 
Half
PIT 0
CAR 3
 
Final
CIN 7
CHC 2
Final
DET 3
NYY 2
Final
SFG 4
COL 1
5th
BAL 2
TAM 4
 
8th
NYM 1
ATL 3
 
3rd
CWS 0
CLE 1
 
3rd
KAN 2
MIN 2
 
3rd
HOU 0
TEX 2
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
4th
SCAR 28
TEXAM 52
 
3rd
LAMON 0
WAKE 10
 
2nd
MISS 7
BSU 3
 
2nd
TULSA 0
TULA 14
 
9:15pm Tonight
VANDY
TEMPL
10:00pm Tonight
WASU
RUTG
10:30pm Tonight
ARST
WEBER
Final
JAC 14
ATL 24
 
3rd
BUF 0
DET 17
 
4th
CIN 21
IND 0
 
3rd
GBP 20
KAN 7
 
3rd
PHI 16
NYJ 7
 
3rd
MIA 0
STL 13
 
Half
PIT 0
CAR 3
 
Half
NYG 10
NEP 10
 
3rd
TAM 0
WAS 10
 
2nd
NOS 10
BAL 13
 
2nd
CLE 7
CHI 13
 
2nd
DAL 3
DEN 7
 
2nd
TEN 0
MIN 13
 
2nd
HOU 6
SFX 0
 
10:00pm Tonight
SDC
ARI
10:00pm Tonight
OAK
SEA
11th
NOR 3
DUR 5