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Kohn's career day keys Bulls romp

Point guard has 30 points, 10 rebounds in USF's 88-74 win over TCU, sweeping season series.

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© St. Petersburg Times, published February 17, 2002


FORT WORTH, Texas -- Point guard Reggie Kohn scored a career-high 30 and had 10 rebounds as South Florida beat TCU 88-74 Saturday night, sweeping the season series and snapping the Horned Frogs' three-game winning streak.

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Point guard Reggie Kohn scored a career-high 30 and had 10 rebounds as South Florida beat TCU 88-74 Saturday night, sweeping the season series and snapping the Horned Frogs' three-game winning streak.

The Bulls never trailed after Kohn hit the first of his eight 3-pointers for the opening basket.

TCU tied the score once, when Junior Blount's basket made it 7-7. South Florida responded with a 15-2 run started by three consecutive 3-pointers by three players, and it led 22-9 after Kohn's driving layup.

USF maintained a double-digit lead most of the game, including 45-31 at halftime.

Blount led TCU with 27 points, including four 3-pointers. Corey Santee added 17 points, Bingo Merriex 12 and Rebel Paulk 11.

When the teams played Jan. 5, USF won 117-108 in a game that set the Conference USA record for points. Kohn scored two that day.

B.B. Waldon, who had 37 points in the first meeting, added 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulls, who shot 54 percent (32 of 59). Mike Bernard had 10 points.

After USF scored the first four points of the second half, TCU never got closer than nine. That was on Blount's two free throws with 32 seconds left to make it 83-74.

The Bulls led by as many as 23.

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