South Florida tops No. 6 Mississippi State 67-63 in OT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Elisa Pinzan scored two of her team-high 14 points on late free throws in overtime, and South Florida beat No. 6 Mississippi State 67-63 on Saturday night.

Bethy Mununga hit two free throws with 28.9 seconds left in OT to give South Florida a 65-63 lead.

Mississippi State’s Aliyah Matharu missed a layup and failed to score after getting her own rebound before Pinzan pushed the lead to the final four-point margin, hitting two free throws with 5.4 seconds to go.

Eight players scored to help USF (2-1) beat its first top-10 ranked opponent.

Rickea Jackson scrored 18 points for Mississippi State (2-1). Matharu finished with 17 and Jessika Carter added 15.

NO. 2 STANFORD 101, UNLV 54

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Haley Jones had 25 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help Stanford rout UNLV.

The Cardinal have outscored their first two opponents by a combined 115 points.

The game was a reunion for Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer and first-year Lady Rebels coach Lindy La Rocque, who played in four Final Fours with the Cardinal from 2009-12 and was an assistant at her alma mater until taking over at UNLV.

Francesca Belibi added 15 points and seven rebounds, and Lexie Hull chipped in with 13 points and nine rebounds for Stanford (2-0).

Nia Johnson led UNLV (1-2) with 14 points. Bailey Thomas had 10.

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