GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

South Florida 65, Central Florida 62


Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. - Elisa Pinzan scored 18 points with eight assists, Bethy Mununga had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 15 South Florida beat Central Florida 65-62 for its first American Athletic Conference regular-season title.

Pinzan sank a 3-pointer for a 58-48 lead with 1:59 remaining and she made her next four free throws for another 10-point lead with 57 seconds left.

UCF's Alisha Lewis made two 3-pointers in the final 2:15, the last to get within 63-62 with 1.6 seconds left. Pinzan was fouled and she made two free throws before a heave at the buzzer was off the mark.

Elena Tsineke added 12 points for South Florida (15-2, 12-1). Shae Leverett grabbed 11 rebounds.

USF had runs of 11-0 and 7-0 in the first quarter to build an 18-5 lead. Another 13-3 spurt in the second quarter extended the Bulls' lead to 22 points.

Lewis scored 27 points with six 3-pointers for UCF (13-3, 11-2). Brittney Smith had 10 points and nine rebounds.

March 2, 2021


UCF
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
M. Kaba F 29 3-8 0-1 0-0 2-3 0 0 0 3 5 6
B. Smith F 23 4-9 2-2 0-0 3-9 0 0 0 1 3 10
A. Lewis G 38 9-16 3-3 6-9 1-2 3 0 6 2 2 27
D. Battles G 35 3-8 5-6 0-2 0-4 4 0 2 4 4 11
C. Sanders G 35 1-7 4-4 0-0 2-4 0 0 0 3 2 6
J. Walker 17 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
D. Thomas 12 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 2 3 0
A. Burney 6 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 2
A. Todd 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
K. Brown 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Totals   202 21-53
(.396)
14-16
(.875)
6-11
(.545)
11-27 7 0 8 16 20 62


South Florida
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
B. Mununga F 40 3-10 5-6 0-1 6-13 3 2 2 7 3 11
S. Leverett F 34 2-4 0-0 0-0 6-11 2 3 1 3 4 4
E. Pinzan G 40 4-11 7-8 3-8 0-1 8 0 1 4 3 18
E. Tsineke G 34 4-10 3-3 1-3 0-1 0 0 0 1 1 12
S. Harvey G 26 2-5 1-2 2-4 0-3 2 0 1 2 4 7
M. Alvarez 11 3-4 1-1 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 8
K. Brabencova 9 2-3 0-0 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 5
B. Jordao 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 2 0
A. Rodriguez 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 20-49
(.408)
17-20
(.850)
8-20
(.400)
13-36 15 6 6 19 21 65



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