- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Courtney Williams had 28 points and 15 rebounds on Wednesday night and reached 2,000 career points to help No. 19 South Florida beat Cincinnati 82-49.

Williams entered the game 28 points short of the milestone and got it on her last basket, a 3-pointer that made it 72-40 with 4:55 left.

The Bulls (16-5, 9-2 American) never trailed and led by 11 in the first quarter. The Bearcats (7-14, 3-7) cut within four early in the third, but South Florida closed the quarter with a 26-9 run to lead 57-36 and extended to 80-41 in the fourth.

Shalethia Stringfield added 15 points for the Bulls. Kitija Laksa and Ariadna Pujol added 11 points each.

Ana Owens led the Bearcats with 15 points but struggled with 5-of-20 shooting and Cincinnati shot 19 of 74 (25.7 percent).

South Florida honored the Moffitt Cancer Center’s strides in finding a cure for brain cancer.

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