Posted: Jan 4, 2014 4:29 PM
Updated: Jan 4, 2014 4:30 PM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) TaShawn Thomas scored 13 points to lead Houston to a 67-58 victory over South Florida on Saturday.
Danrad Knowles and Tione Womack each had 12 points and Jherrod Stiggers finished with 11 for Houston (10-5, 2-0 American Athletic Conference).
Martino Brock led South Florida (9-6, 0-2) with 11 points and Chris Perry added 10.
USF failed to convert all 10 of its 3-point attempts en route to a 34-26 halftime deficit. The Bulls also committed eight turnovers and had seven shots blocked before the break.
Thomas, a junior forward, became the 13th player in school history to record at least 1,100 points and 700 rebounds with his four rebounds.