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 night.
Alexis Yetna had 15 points for South Florida (20-13). Michael Durr added 13 points. Collins tied it at 66 with a minute left in regulation and made three free throws in the final 13 seconds of overtime.
Trailing 48-30 at the half, South Florida outscored Stony Brook in the second half to force overtime. The Bulls edged out the Seawolves in the extra period to earn the three-point win. The Seawolves’ 48 points in the first half marked a season high for the team.
Jaron Cornish had 21 points for the Seawolves (24-9). Akwasi Yeboah added 19 points. Miles Latimer had 14 points.
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