TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Kobe Knox had 18 points in South Florida's 89-72 win over UTSA on Saturday night.

Knox had five rebounds and four blocks for the Bulls (13-5, 6-1 American Athletic Conference). Jose Placer scored 16 points while going 6 of 9 (4 for 6 from 3-point range). Chris Youngblood had 15 points and shot 5 for 9, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc.

Jordan Ivy-Curry led the Roadrunners (8-13, 2-6) in scoring, finishing with 23 points. PJ Carter added nine points for UTSA. Massal Diouf also recorded eight points and six rebounds.

South Florida took the lead with 17:36 remaining in the first half and never looked back. Youngblood led his team in scoring with 11 points in the first half to help put them up 44-30 at the break. South Florida pulled away with a 9-0 run in the second half to extend a 15-point lead to 24 points. They outscored UTSA by three points in the final half, as Placer led the way with a team-high 11 second-half points.


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