South Florida's Shalethia Stringfield shoots over Temple's Erica Covile, left, and Alliya Butts, center, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals at Mohegan Sun Arena, Sunday, March
Jessica Hill
March 06, 2016

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Courtney Williams scored 20 of her 22 points in the second half, Shalethia Stringfield finished with 20 points and a career-high 13 rebounds and No. 20 South Florida beat sixth-seeded Temple 64-46, setting up a rematch of last season's American Athletic Conference championship game with No. 1 UConn.

USF, which will play the Huskies (31-0) on Monday night, closed out Temple on a 33-9 run.

Temple opened the second half on an 11-2 run for a 37-31 lead but South Florida ended the quarter on a 14-2 run, with 13 combined from Williams and Stringfield, for a 45-39 lead.

Williams hit an open 3-pointer from the wing with 6:39 left, beat the shot clock on a free-throw line jumper and South Florida started the fourth on a 15-2 run for a 60-41 lead.

Alisia Jenkins recorded her ninth double-double of the season with 12 points and 15 rebounds for South Florida (23-8).

Tanaya Atkinson led Temple (20-11) with 17 points.

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