Shoni Schimmel hit a pullup in the lane with 6 seconds left to lift No. 3 Louisville to a 60-56 win over South Florida on Sunday in the American Athletic Conference semifinals.
USF women advance with 72-44 win over Temple
Courtney Williams scored 26 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds, leading South Florida to a 60-51 win over No. 24 Rutgers on Monday, taking over sole possession of third place in the American Athletic Conference.
Bria Hartley scored 18 points and Breanna Stewart and Stefanie Dolson each had 15 to help No. 1 Connecticut remain unbeaten with a 63-38 rout of cold-shooting South Florida on Sunday.
Tia Gibbs had 19 points, hitting five 3-pointers, to help No. 5 Louisville win its 15th straight game with a 79-59 victory over South Florida on Sunday.
Breanna Stewart tied a career high with 29 points and Bria Hartley added 26 as top-ranked Connecticut beat South Florida 81-53 on Sunday.
No. 5 Louisville holds off South Florida 62-54
No. 14 Oklahoma State women top S Florida 75-56
Laurin Mincy scored 15 points and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 12 as No. 8 Maryland beat South Florida 78-70 Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Connecticut is the heavy favorite in the new American Athletic Conference.
The commissioner of the renamed American Athletic Conference says a decision on where to hold its basketball tournaments could come in the next two weeks.
Layshia Clarendon scored 27 points to help California beat South Florida 82-78 in overtime on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
UConn will face Vanderbilt in the first game of eight Monday. It will be Stefanie Dolson's height against Tiffany Clarke's quickness.
Inga Orekhova scored 20 points, including five 3s, to lead No. 10 South Florida past Texas Tech 71-70 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday.
This week's bracket was the toughest one Charlie Creme has ever put together.
Natalie Achonwa had 20 points and 20 rebounds to lead the second-ranked Irish to a 75-66 win over South Florida on Sunday in the Big East women's tournament quarterfinals.