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Bulls men, women exit Barcelona with a bang

In addition to the other souvenirs they bring back from Spain, USF's coaches probably are trying to figure out how to bottle up freshman Jahmal McMurray's clutch performance Tuesday.

That's one thing they'd like to admire again -- and again and again -- this winter.

The 6-foot rookie hit two 3-pointers in the last 43 seconds of regulation -- including one with 3.9 seconds to play -- to help rally the Bulls to an 84-75 overtime triumph against C.B. Vic in the final contest of their four-game Spain tour.

USF, which lost to a pair of national teams (Venezuela, Angola) earlier in the tour, finished 2-2 in Spain. Both triumphs were against C.B. Vic.

Trailing by as many as 22 in the first half, the Bulls -- who suited up only eight players during the 10-day tour -- outscored C.B. Vic 25-4 in the fourth period. They took their first lead 30 seconds into overtime on PG Roddy Peters' two free throws and never trailed again.

Senior PF Jaleel Cousins had his second consecutive double-double (19 points, 15 rebounds), while junior PF Chris Perry had 17 points and 14 boards. Peters finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists. McMurray scored 12.

The women, meantime, completed their four-game sweep of the country with a 91-43 annihilation of Saint Adria. Freshman long-range specialist Kitija Laksa and senior Naismith Award candidate Courtney Williams each scored 20, with Laksa sinking all four of her 3-point tries.