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.
Brown, Yetna lead South Florida to 83-44 win over Alcorn St.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Justin Brown scored 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting and freshman Alexis Yetna had his fifth double-double of the season to help South Florida beat Alcorn State 83-44 on Friday night.
Brown made all his four 3-point shots and Yetna — who came in averaging 10.4 rebounds per game, No. 14 in Division I — had 16 points and 11 boards. Antun Maricevic had 11 points and Mayan Kiir scored 10 for USF (9-2), which has won five in a row — its longest win streak since the 2007-08 season.