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USF defeats Tulane 61-52 to Open Women’s Basketball Tournament

Champ Central

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – No. 5 seed USF will advance to its sixth-straight quarterfinal game after opening the 2019 American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship with an 61-52 win over No. 12 seed Tulane at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., Friday afternoon. The Bulls will take on No. 4 seed Houston Saturday at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN3.

Enna Pehadzic led the Bulls with a game-high 23 points. USF’s Tamara Henshaw also reached double-digits scoring with her fifth double-double this season (15 points and 15 rebounds). Krystal Freeman (16 points) and Dynah Jones (14 points) each reached double-figures in scoring for the Green Wave.