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Victor Rudd, who came in averaging 15 points for USF, was held to just one basket and nine points.
Connecticut has won eight of its last 10 games and is 12-2 at home, while South Florida fell to 5-4 on the road.
The Bulls have not beaten a ranked opponent in two years, since a February 2012 upset at Louisville.
Connecticut was missing two of its key reserves. Forward Tyler Olander missed the game with the flu, and guard Omar Calhoun also stayed back in Storrs after suffering a concussion on Sunday.
South Florida played without point guard Anthony Collins who hasn’t played in the last 15 games because of a left knee injury.
The Bulls head home for a meeting with in-state rival Central Florida on Saturday. South Florida won their first meeting this season, 79-78 on a free throw with 1 second left in overtime.
UConn has a showdown with No. 20 Memphis on Saturday. The Huskies have already beaten the Tigers once this season, a 10-point win in Tennessee last month.
Connecticut came into the game holding opponents to just over 64 points a game. Their last four opponents have averaged just over 50.
“I think we’ve been holding guys to a combined 33 percent,” said Ollie. “I want to keep this momentum going. I want to make sure we play defense. I just tell the guys to bring their locks.”
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