South Florida edges DePaul 63-59

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)—Dominique Jones scored 20 points and made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:58 left to lead South Florida to a 63-59 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night.

Chris Howard scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half for South Florida (18-11, 8-9). The Bulls host Connecticut on Saturday with a chance of getting a first-round bye in next week’s Big East tournament.

Mac Koshwal scored 24 points and had 11 rebounds for DePaul (8-21, 1-16), who has lost 44 of its last 47 Big East regular-season games. The Blue Demons led 27-22 at halftime but trailed 54-46 with 5:30 left before rallying. Will Walker added 16 points for DePaul.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 South Florida
Dominique Jones Dominique Jones
4-17,  20 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists
 DePaul
Mac Koshwal Mac Koshwal
8-16,  24 Pts
11 Rebs, 2 Assists

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