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Men's basketball: No. 23 Brigham Young defeats USF Bulls 77-75 in double overtime

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — USF outshot, outrebounded and, by both coaches' admission, outdefended No. 23 Brigham Young on Friday, and all it got for the effort was an extra 10 minutes on the court.

The Bulls lost 77-75 in double overtime in the third round of the South Padre Invitational as Noah Hartsock made a 17-foot baseline jumper at the buzzer.

"There's some plays we'd like to have back, but we made great plays and played our hearts out," USF coach Stan Heath said.

Brigham Young's greatest performance came, not surprisingly, from point guard Jimmer Fredette. The Wooden Award candidate scored 32, despite shooting 10-of-25. He also had four assists, including the pass to Hartsock to set up the winning shot.

With starting point guard Anthony Crater sidelined with a sprained ankle, the Bulls (3-3) looked to Mike Burwell for most of their defensive effort against Fredette. Burwell played 44 minutes, finishing with nine points, four rebounds and four assists.

"I thought Mike Burwell did a nice job of trying to play both ends of the court, handling our offense a little bit and trying to stay with him," Heath said. "(Fredette) is a great player."

Forward Augustus Gilchrist scored a team-high 14 points for USF, which had three players in double figures. Jawanza Poland added 12 points and King High's Toarlyn Fitzpatrick had 10.

Ron Anderson had 13 rebounds (11 defensive) and two blocked shots.

"He's really working hard in that area, getting positioning, going after rebounds," Heath said. "That's kind of what's really helping our defensive field-goal percentages because we're only giving teams one shot, pretty much."

USF held BYU (5-0) to 30 percent shooting in the first half and closed the half on a 15-6 run to lead 28-23 at the break.

It then built a 10-point lead with 16:19 to play and held BYU without a field goal through the first 5:40 of the second half.

BYU tied it on a 3-pointer from Charles Abouo with 33 seconds left in regulation, and it led by three when Poland hit a long shot with 30 seconds left in the first OT.

"We're fortunate," BYU coach Dave Rose said. "We got out-rebounded, they took more shots than us, but we made one more basket."

The Bulls face Texas Tech today at 5:30 in the third-place game. BYU faces Saint Mary's (Calif.) in the final.

No. 23 BYU 77

USF 75

2 OT

Men's basketball: No. 23 Brigham Young defeats USF Bulls 77-75 in double overtime 11/26/10 [Last modified: Saturday, November 27, 2010 12:12am]
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