BYU beats South Florida 77-75 in 2OT

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SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) -- Noah Hartsock made the game-winning shot as time expired in double overtime, lifting No. 23 BYU to a 77-75 victory over South Florida on Friday night in the third round of the South Padre Invitational.

Jimmer Fredette scored 32 points - 8 for 8 from the line - to help the Cougars improve to 7-0. Jackson Emery was 5 for 13 from 3-point range and had 20 points, and Hartsock added 10 points.

Toarlyn Fitzpatrick and Jarrid Famous combined for 13 points to lead South Florida to a 28-23 lead at the break. The Bulls increased the lead to 10 points early in the second half, but BYU rallied.

Ron Anderson had eight points and 13 rebounds, Augustus Gilchrist scored 14 points and Fitzpatrick finished with 10 for South Florida (3-3).

South Florida outrebounded BYU 50-40.

The game was tied 61-all after regulation and 69-69 after the first overtime.

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