TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Courtney Williams scored 18 points, Alisia Jenkins grabbed 20 rebounds - one short of her career best - and No. 22 South Florida rebounded after a rare conference loss to beat Tulane 77-65 Tuesday night.
Three of South Florida's five made field goals to start the second quarter were from 3-point range, capped by Kitija Laksa's 3 for a 34-22 lead.
Williams made the Bulls' seventh 3-pointer of the first half to extend their lead to 40-30 at the break. Laksa led the way with 11 points while Jenkins grabbed 12 boards.
Tulane went on an 8-0 run to pull to 61-53 with six minutes left but Williams answered with a 3-point play and South Florida led by at least nine the rest of the way.
Laksa finished with 14 points for South Florida (17-6, 10-3 American), which improved to 13-1 at home.
Kolby Morgan led Tulane (16-8, 7-5) with a career-high 30 points.