The Seton Hall Pirates (15-17) waited until the final minute of regulation to make it interesting, but the team from South Orange rallied in overtime to a 46-42 victory over the South Florida Bulls (12-19).
Stan Heath never lost faith. Not after South Florida suffered two losses in their first five games. Not after a plethora of early season injuries.
Yancy Gates was nearly perfect from the field Wednesday night, scoring a career-high 25 points and leading the 25th-ranked Bearcats to an 87-61 rout of upstart South Florida.
Moise Plancher ran for a career-high 135 yards and tackle Jacob Sims recovered the running back’s fourth-quarter fumble in the end zone, helping the Bulls beat the Scarlet Knights 28-27 on Wednesday night.
South Florida’s Skip Holtz put away the motivational ploys this week. With Rutgers coming to town, all the coach had to do to get the attention of his players was turn on some old game film.