South Florida rallies for 64-61 win vs. Texas Tech
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP)—Ron Anderson Jr. had 16 points to lead five South Florida players in double figures Saturday as the Bulls defeated Texas Tech 64-61 at the South Padre Island Invitational.
South Florida (4-3) trailed for most of the game but took a 60-59 lead on Anderson’s layup with 2:04 remaining. From there, the Bulls hit 4 of 6 free-throw attempts while the Red Raiders (4-3) missed four 3-pointers and had a turnover in the closing minutes.
Shaun Noriega had 13 points, Jawanza Poland 12, and Augustus Gilchrist and Jarrid Famous 10 each for South Florida, which overcame 19 turnovers and 3 of 16 shooting from 3-point range.
John Roberson had 16 points and Mike Singletary 11 for Texas Tech, which shot just 35 percent from the field and was 4 of 18 on 3-point attempts. The Red Raiders led by as many as 10 points in the first half and were still ahead 50-43 with 8:12 left in the game.