South Florida holds a 74-71 win over Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) – Alexis Yetna had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead South Florida to a 74-71 win over Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference opener Wednesday night.

Tari Eason hit a 3-pointer with 41 seconds remaining to pull the Bearcats to 73-71. Michael Durr shared two free throws for the Bulls and Cincinnati’s Jeremiah Davenport missed a 3-pointer to end it.

Durr finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Xavier Castaneda also had 14 points for South Florida (5-2, 1-0 American Athletic Conference), which took their fourth straight win. David Collins added 11 points.

Keith Williams had 15 points for the Bearcats (2-3, 0-1). Chris Vogt added 13 points and three assists. Eason, a 6-8 freshman from Seattle, started the second half with 13 points, including a dunk. He also had nine rebounds.

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