Horned Frogs Handle South Florida, 54-51
Feb 9, 2004
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Corey Santee scored 25 points, including 13 of his team's 22 second half points, to lead TCU to a 54-51 victory Monday over South Florida in Conference USA basketball.
TCU (9-11, 5-4) used an 11-2 run to start each half and led by as many as 14 points. But South Florida (6-13, 0-8) held TCU scoreless for a 5:38 stretch late in the game, cutting the Horned Frogs' lead to 50-49 with 3:32 left to play.
TCU's Marcus Shropshire ended the drought with a 15-foot jumper to make it 52-49. The Bulls, who never led in the game, had a chance to tie when Terrence Leather missed a three-pointer at the buzzer.
Leather led the Bulls with 20 points and nine rebounds. Brian Swift was USF's only other double-figure scorer with 13 points.