No. 22 South Florida women rout Central Florida 108-63

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Kitija Laksa made four-3-pointers and scored 21 points to lead No. 22 South Florida in a 108-63 rout of Central Florida on Tuesday night.

South Florida (9-3, 2-0 American Athletic Conference) has won consecutive games since losing to then-No. 8 Mississippi State on Dec. 30, a loss that snapped a five-game win streak. South Florida hosts SMU Thursday before No. 1 Connecticut on Sunday.

Courtney Williams, whose buzzer-beater lifted the Bulls over East Carolina on Jan. 2, added 18 points with eight rebounds, five assists and four blocked shots for South Florida.

Laura Ferreira scored 18 points, Maria Jespersen 15 points and Katelyn Weber chipped in 13 for USF.

Zykira Lewis had a season-high 30 points to lead Central Florida (3-10, 0-2).

USF had a double-digit lead six minutes into the game, and surpassed 100 points for the second time this season.

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