Yetna lifts South Florida over Utah Valley 66-57 in CBI
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Yetna had 18 points and 10 rebounds as South Florida beat Utah Valley 66-57 in the College Basketball Invitational second round on Monday night.
Utah Valley faces USF in second round of CBI
Utah Valley (25-9) vs. South Florida (20-13)
CBI Second Round, USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley is set to meet South Florida in the second...
Collins lifts South Florida over Stony Brook 82-79 in OT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins had a career-high 31 points as South Florida edged past Stony Brook 82-79 in overtime in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational on Wednesday...
Connecticut meets USF in AAC tourney
No. 9 seed Connecticut (15-16, 6-12) vs. No. 8 seed South Florida (19-12, 8-10)
American Athletic Conference Tournament First Round, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 12 p.m....
Chargois, Hunt carry SMU past S Florida in 77-71 victory
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ethan Chargois had 19 points to lead five SMU players in double figures as the Mustangs defeated South Florida 77-71 on Sunday.
SMU looks to end streak vs USF
SMU (13-16, 5-12) vs. South Florida (19-11, 8-9)
USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: South Florida looks to extend SMU's conference losing streak to five...
South Florida defeats Tulane 75-70
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — David Collins and Justin Brown scored 20 points apiece as South Florida narrowly beat Tulane 75-70 on Wednesday night.
T.J. Lang had 11 points for South Florida (19-11,...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn honored one of the greatest 3-point shooters of all-time on Sunday, then won a game without making a shot from behind the arc.
USF, Connecticut look to end streaks
South Florida (18-10, 7-8) vs. Connecticut (13-15, 4-11)
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Connecticut; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Florida looks to extend Connecticut's...
Fall scores 18 to lead UCF over South Florida 75-63
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall posted 18 points as Central Florida defeated South Florida 75-63 on Wednesday night.
BJ Taylor had 15 points for Central Florida (21-6, 11-4 American Athletic...
Alston Jr. carries Temple over South Florida 70-69 in OT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. had 24 points, including the game-winning free throw, as Temple narrowly defeated South Florida 70-69 in overtime on Saturday night.
South Florida's LaQuincy Rideau tied it at 69 with a layup with 11 seconds left in overtime before Alston made 1 of 2 free throws for the final score. The Bulls' David Collins missed two free throws with one second to go.
Fall with 21 points leads UCF past South Florida 78-65
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall scored a season-high 21 points with nine rebounds and five blocked shots s UCF downed rival South Florida 78-65 on Wednesday night.
Terrell Allen added 14 points and four assists for the Knights (18-5, 8-3 American Athletic Conference). BJ Taylor added 13 points and seven assists and Aubrey Dawkins chipped in 10 points.
The Knights scored first and led all the way, building to a 22-4 lead midway through and closing the half with a 39-25 advantage.
Collins leads South Florida past East Carolina 72-68 in OT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins had 21 points as South Florida narrowly defeated East Carolina 72-68 in overtime on Sunday.
Mayan Kiir had 13 points for South Florida (17-6, 7-4 American Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Laquincy Rideau added 12 points. Justin Brown had 10 points for the home team.
Isaac Fleming had 14 points for the Pirates (9-14, 2-9). Shawn Williams added 13 points. K.J. Davis had 11 points.
South Florida survives Jeremiah Martin’s 41-point 2nd half
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 20 points, Justin Brown had 19 and South Florida built a 25-point halftime lead before holding off a 41-point second-half by Jeremiah Martin to beat Memphis 84-78 on Saturday.
South Florida beats Wichita State 54-41
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds and South Florida beat Wichita State 54-41 on Tuesday night after holding the Shockers to 15 first-half points, but scoring just 24 of their own in the second half.
It was the fewest points the Bulls have allowed in a first half since the 15 scored by Ohio on Nov. 16, 2018. Their 24 points were the fewest they have scored in a second half since scoring 27 against Fairleigh Dickinson on Dec. 29, 2018.
Brady scores 13, No. 21 Houston holds out USF 69-60
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kelvin Sampson struggled to find appropriate words to describe a truly ugly game.
There were 32 turnovers, 62 fouls, 76 free throws attempted, 32 percent shooting by one team and slightly over 40 percent for the other.
"Not aesthetically pleasing," Sampson said after No. 21 Houston held off South Florida 69-60 on Saturday night. "I felt bad that people had to watch that."
Rideau has triple-double in USF’s overtime loss at Temple
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nate Pierre-Louis scored 22 points, Shizz Alston Jr. had 20 points and nine assists and Temple beat South Florida 82-80 in overtime on Saturday despite LaQuincy Rideau's triple-double for the Bulls.
South Florida rolls to 66-48 win over Tulane
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 17 points with five rebounds, five assists and five steals and South Florida rolled to a 66-48 win over Tulane on Wednesday night.
Alexis Yetna added 15 points and 11 rebounds and T.J. Lang chipped in 11 points for the Bulls (12-3, 2-1 American Athletic Conference) who had 12 steals contributing to 26 Tulane turnovers.
Scott’s buzzer-beating 3 gives Tulsa 78-75 win over Bulls
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Curran Scott hit a baseline 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded to give Tulsa a 78-75 victory over South Florida on Saturday night, snapping the Bulls' eight-game win streak.
Tulsa led by nine with just over a minute left before the Bulls scored eight straight points over 35 seconds then tying the game with 4.4 remaining on David Collins' 3-pointer. After a timeout, Sterling Taplin raced downcourt and found Scott for the game-winner.
USF wins 7th straight by beating UConn 76-68
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley saw the Huskies go from a big lead to another second-half meltdown.
Laquincy Rideau had 25 points, David Collins overcame foul trouble to add 17 key second-half points, and South Florida battled back from a double-digit deficit to beat UConn 76-68 Wednesday night in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
USF wins 7th straight by beating UConn 76-68
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Laquincy Rideau had 25 points, David Collins overcame foul trouble to add 17 key second-half points, and South Florida battled back from a double-digit deficit to beat UConn 76-68 Wednesday night in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
USF (11-2, 1-0) also got 12 points from Alexis Yetna in its seventh consecutive victory. It's the Bulls' first seven-game winning streak since 2007-08, and their most wins in a season since 2013-14 (12).
Yetna helps South Flordia hold off Fairleigh Dickinson
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Yetna finished with 16 points and 16 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and South Florida held off Fairleigh Dickinson 60-54 on Saturday.
Yetna hit 6 of 9 shots, snagged seven of his boards off the offensive glass, and added two blocked shots and two assists for the Bulls (10-2). Justin Brown hit three 3-pointers and scored 12 with six rebounds as USF won the battle of the boards 47-24. David Collins pitched in with 10 points and eight rebounds.
Collins scored 20 points, South Florida beats Colgate 73-63
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 20 points, Alexis Yetna added 14 and South Florida beat Colgate 73-63 on Friday night in the first meeting of the teams.
Laquincy Rideau scored 12 points with three assists for the Bulls (6-2), who shot 47 percent to the Raiders' 39 percent and outscored them 30-18 in the paint. It was Collins' fourth 20-point game of the season.
Yetna has double-double, South Florida holds off Stetson
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Yetna scored 19 points with 13 rebounds for his third-double-double this season and South Florida held off Stetson 75-71 on Wednesday night.
Laquincy Rideau added 12 points and six assists, T.J. Lang 11 points and David Collins 10 points and five steals for the Bulls (5-2), who made 21 of 33 free throws to 8 of 14 for Stetson.
Stallworth, Rice lead The Citadel past South Florida 84-81
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lew Stallworth tossed in 25 points and sophomore reserve Kaiden Rice scored 22 as The Citadel rallied to post an 87-81 victory over South Florida on Saturday.
Collins with 21, Yetna 15; USF breaks away from FAMU, 69-59
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 21 points with four assists and Alexis Yetna added 15 points and 10 rebounds as South Florida defeated Florida A&M 69-59 Wednesday night for its best start since the 2014-15 season.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 21 points and Malik Martin scored 15 and South Florida ended the regular season with a 65-54 win over SMU on Sunday.
South Florida (10-21, 3-15), with a two-game win streak, enters the American Athletic Conference Tournament in Orlando, Florida as the 12th seed and faces No. 5 Memphis. SMU (16-15, 6-12), which has dropped three straight, is the ninth seed and will play No. 8 UConn.
Tulane beats South Florida 79-68 to snap six-game skid
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Samir Sehic scored 17 points with seven rebounds off the bench and Melvin Frazier added 16 points and five assists to lead Tulane over South Florida 79-68 on Saturday to snap a six-game losing streak.
Caleb Daniels added 13 points and Jordan Cornish 11 with seven rebounds and five assists for the Green Wave (14-14, 5-11 American Athletic Conference), who shot 57 percent in the first half in taking a 41-28 lead.
Igbanu leads second-half surge in Tulsa’s 73-61 victory
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Martins Igbanu scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Tulsa beat South Florida 73-61 on Sunday for the Golden Hurricane's fifth straight victory.
Junior Etou added 11 points and nine rebounds and DaQuan Jeffries and Curran Scott also scored 11 apiece. Tulsa (16-10, 9-5), in fourth place in the American Athletic Conference, outrebounded USF 39-31, including 13-7 on the offensive glass.
Adams scores 19 and UConn holds off South Florida 68-65
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Kevin Ollie didn't like the way his team played on Wednesday night, but after the stretch the Huskies just had, he'll take the win.
Jalen Adams scored 19 points and UConn snapped a three-game losing skid by holding off South Florida 68-65.
Terry Larrier and Christian Vital each added 15 points for the Huskies (12-12, 5-6 American), who had lost five of their last six.
Etou’s 6th double-double leads Tulsa by South Florida 63-54
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Junior Etou had 17 points and 12 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season, DaQuan Jeffries added 16 points and Tulsa beat South Florida 63-54 on Sunday for its sixth straight win in the series.
Tulsa (13-10, 6-5 American Athletic Conference) took over sole possession of fourth, trailing No. 8 Cincinnati (10-0), Houston (7-3) and Wichita State (7-3). The top four seeds receive a first-round bye to the conference tournament quarterfinals on March 9.
Martin scores 25, leads Memphis past South Florida 86-74
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 25 points and a season-high nine assists to lead Memphis to an 86-74 victory over South Florida on Wednesday night.
Memphis (14-8, 5-4 American Conference) rebounded from a two-game skid, including a 14-point loss to No. 8 Cincinnati on Saturday. South Florida (8-15, 1-9) has lost nine of its last 10.
Taylor takes over, leads UCF over South Florida 71-69
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor made 10 of 11 free throws on his way to 25 points and handed out five assists to help UCF rally for a 71-69 victory over South Florida on Saturday.
Houston tops S. Florida 79-60 behind Davis and Brooks
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Corey Davis Jr., scored 15 points and Armoni Brooks scored 14 and Houston defeated South Florida 79-60 Thursday for the Cougars' third straight win.
Rob Gray added 11 points for Houston and Devin Davis had 10. Houston (11-2) now has won 10 of 11. South Florida (7-7) saw its three-game win streak come to an end. Justin Brown led the Bulls with 16 points, David Collins, 15 and Isaiah Manderson 10.