2012 NCAA Bracket, Temple Vs. USF Score: Bulls Pull Away In Second Half, Win 58-44

USF began its game against Temple in the 2012 NCAA Tournament's round of 64 with shooting about as cold as the event has ever seen. But the Bulls got hot in the second half and scorched the Owls for a 58-44 win.

Victor Rudd Jr. led USF's second-half onslaught and finished with 17 points and seven rebounds. Anthony Collins joined him in double figures with 17 points of his own. USF had just 15 points in the first half, but came out cooking in the second, scoring 21 points in a stretch of just more than five minutes and keeping the Owls at bay for the duration.

Khalif Wyatt had 19 points for Temple, but the Owls managed just one other double-digit scorer, Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson, who had 10.

Three days ago, USF hadn't won a single NCAA Tournament game. Now, only No. 13 Ohio stands between the Bulls and the Sweet Sixteen.

For up-to-the-minute scores on all NCAA Tournament games, please check out SI.com's complete scoreboard.

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