Collins with 21, Yetna 15; USF breaks away from FAMU, 69-59
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) David Collins scored 21 points with four assists and Alexis Yetna added 15 points and 10 rebounds as South Florida defeated Florida A&M 69-59 Wednesday night for its best start since the 2014-15 season.
Trading the lead for much of the first half, USF (4-1) pulled away for good with 5:09 remaining. Justin Brown converted a pair of free throws and T.J. Lang dunked in a 12-3 run into halftime. USF began the second half on a 5-0 spurt and kept control despite shooting 39 percent from the field (23 of 59). The Bulls scored 19 points at the foul line in 30 attempts.
South Florida held a 42-28 advantage on the boards, outscored FAMU 38-22 in the paint and turned 16 Rattler turnovers into 20 points.
Updated November 21, 2018