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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sammie Puisis scored 25 factors and Elena Tsineke scored 22 and South Florida beat No. 22 Texas 70-65 on Friday evening ending the Longhorns’ two-game win streak.

The unranked Bulls improved to 8-2 following a seven-game win streak to begin the season. The 2-game skid got here by the hands of then No. 22 Michigan and No. 23 Villanova.

Tsineke’s leap shot with 2:37 left gave the Bulls the lead for good at 64-63. Texas then missed its subsequent three pictures, turned it over with 1:30 remaining and Tsineke made a layup for a 66-63 benefit. After Aaliyah Moore’s basket diminished Texas’ deficit to a degree, Puisis responded with a jumper with 25 seconds left. On Texas’ following possession, Tsineke got here up with a steal of Moore, received fouled and sealed it with two foul pictures.

Deyona Gaston scored 14 factors for Texas, Rori Harmon and Moore 13 every and Shaylee Gonzales 12.

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