The Wildcat scored 17 points off 20 USF turnovers.
South Florida’s Sydni Harvey tied her career high with 16 points, making a career-best four 3-pointers in 31 minutes before fouling out. Beatriz Jordao added 12 points and Laura Ferreira 10. Alyssa Rader had a game-high 10 rebounds.
The win was the first over a ranked team since beating No. 2 Mississippi State on Feb. 23, 2017.