Judge scores 14, Rutgers edges South Florida 70-67

Judge scores 14, Rutgers edges South Florida 70-67
January 17, 2013, 11:15 pm
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South Florida's Zach LeDay (3) dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)


PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Wally Judge scored 14 points and Martino Brock had a game-tying 3-point shot attempt rim out just before the buzzer as Rutgers defeated South Florida 70-67 on Thursday night.

Myles Mack and Eli Carter added 13 points apiece for the Scarlet Knights (12-4, 3-2 Big East), who nearly blew a seven-point lead in the final four minutes.

Jawanza Poland scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half for South Florida (9-7, 0-4), which lost its fourth straight game. Anthony Collins and Victor Rudd added 11 points apiece for the Bulls, who made their first NCAA tournament appearance a year ago.