The South Florida Bulls are moving to the third round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament with a come-from-behind 58-44 win over the Temple Owls. The Bulls shot nearly 60 percent from the floor in the second half - an incredible turnaround from their 11 percent mark in the first half, where they score only 15 points. USF will now advance in Nashville to face the Ohio Bobcats, who pulled off an improbable upset over No. 4 Michigan.
Anthony Collins and Victor Rudd, Jr. led the second-half attack for Stan Heath's club. Rudd was four of six from behind the arc and finished with 17 points. Collins did his damage getting into the lane, hitting a couple trademark floaters in the paint to match Rudd with 17 of his own. The Bulls have been one of the best defensive teams in the Big East all season and while Temple obviously struggled shooting the ball, the USF pressure was still intense in the second half to make sure the double-digit lead held up.
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