The Bulls were able to rally late to take care of business, winning 78 to 62 over Stetson. USF is now 6-2 on the year after this strong win against a very tough foe in the Hatters. USF led 40 to 29 at the half, but a 10-0 run to start the 2nd half tied the game and forced the Bulls to rally and dig deep against a strong Hatters team.
USF shot 45% overall from the field for the game. They were 17 for 21 from the free throw line, good for 81%. The Bulls also held the edge in rebounds, holding the edge at 38 to 28 as they controlled the glass and took care of business in the paint.
Alisia Jenkins led the way with 14 points, 15 rebounds, and 3 blocks (had a double-double in the first half). Tamara Taylor picked up the scoring slack late in the game, scoring 18 points, 6 rebounds and adding 3 assists. Courtney Williams had 17 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals in the game. She was held scoreless in the first half while shooting 0 for 5 from the field (came to life in the second half). Laira Flores had 7 points and 2 rebounds. Maria Jespersen had 6 points and 2 rebounds. Shalethia Stringfield had 6 points and 4 assists (Laura Marcos Canedo played but was limited).
USF will host St. Johns on Sunday (2 PM) as they try to add another win to the resume.