The Bulls, 4-2, won 86 to 59 over Harvard in a big victory for the Bulls as they remain undefeated at home. It was close early in the first half, but thanks to a monster game from Alisia Jenkins, the Bulls were able to run away late with the game.
In the first half, the Bulls led 40 to 30 after Harvard jumped out to an early lead. USF was able to go on a 17 to 4 run in the second quarter to take the lead. They shot 42% from the field and held the rebounding edge at 27 to 14. The Bulls dominated the second half of the game, taking over and winning 86 to 59. This was a much needed win after a bitter defeat at St. John’s on Sunday afternoon.
Courtney Williams had 18 points (8 for 17 from the field) with 12 rebounds, 3 assists, and a steal. Alisia Jenkins had 27 points and 20 rebounds in a monster game as she continues to move up the record books. Laura Ferrier had 5 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 assists. Laia Flores had 2 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists in the start at point guard. Katleyn Weber had 4 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 blocks. Shalethia Stringfield had 7 points and 4 assists in the game. Maria Jespersen had 19 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 steals in a career night for her. It was a great game for the Bulls as they took control late and got back in the win column.
The Bulls will host 12th ranked Penn State on Sunday (game begins at 3 PM) in another huge game for the Bulls. Let’s hope the momentum carries over to this game. It won’t be easy.