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
Michelle Smith previews and predicts the champ for the American, ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC conference tournaments.
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.
Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after winning its only game this week.
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.
Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll after two easy victories while Middle Tennessee makes it first appearance in the poll since 2009.
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.
Texas Tech women's basketball coach Kristy Curry has left to take over at Alabama.
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.