TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Anthony Collins scored all 14 of his points in the second half, including a couple of free throws with 3 seconds remaining, to lead South Florida to its first Big East victory of the season Saturday night, a 61-58 decision over Georgetown.
Otto Porter scored 21 points for Georgetown, but lost control of the ball in the final seconds while the Hoyas (12-4, 2-3) were working for a game-winning shot.
Jawanza Poland led USF (10-7, 1-4) with 15 points, including two free throws with 3:40 left that stood as the Bulls' final points until Collins' foul shots.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera came off the bench with 16 points for the Hoyas, who shot 48.9 percent (22 of 45) for the game but had 15 turnovers, 10 more than South Florida.
South Florida struggled with Georgetown's zone in the first half, missing its first 10 3-point shots and 13 of 14 overall.
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The All-Star break is a perfect opportunity to sit down and re-evaluate the landscape of Major League Baseball. As it turns out, however, there aren't as many meaningful moves as one might expect.
The unrivaled dominance of the Astros, Red Sox, and Yankees sets us up for a wildly entertaining October, and the uber-talented rosters of the Indians, Cubs and Dodgers will make noise as well. Still, it means the top three (and, moving down, the next three to four teams) in our power rankings haven't experienced much variance in 2018.
The gap between the haves and the have-nots has never been more pronounced than it is in this era, which means the bottom-four teams have stayed pretty steady since May. Yes, the Reds have made a nice jump since Jim Riggleman took over, and the Orioles are about 15 spots lower than we had them in March, but none of the major moves will have any real impact on who we expect to win the World Series this year.
That doesn't mean it's not worthwhile to see where each team stands, however, and these are certainly still subject to change. The Nationals, for example, have enough talent and starpower on the roster to jump into the top six or seven teams as a legitimate title contender at some point.
The stars are out in D.C. this week, as baseball converges onto the nation's capital. Are the hometown team's stars enough to keep the roster in the conversation for the playoffs?
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