Boyce was 7 of 14 from the floor - including 5 of 6 beyond the arc - and added seven rebounds for USF (9-6, 3-2 West Coast). The Dons made 8 of 14 on 3-point attempts overall. Devin Watson scored 16 points, Tim Derksen had 12 points with nine boards, and Uche Ofoegbu added 11.
Three consecutive 3-pointers - two by Boyce - midway through the first put USF up 21-13, and the Dons led by seven, 31-24, at intermission.
San Diego got as close as four several times in the second half, but couldn't get over the hump. USF made 6 of 8 from the line late to ice it.