Collins carries South Florida past Ark.-Pine Bluff 70-41
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins had 18 points as South Florida easily defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-41 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
Laquincy Rideau had 10 points and 10 rebounds for South Florida.
USF returns 12 players and four starters from last season’s record-breaking team. USF set a school record with 24 wins last season while winning the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) championship title.
South Florida plays Boston College at home on Sunday. Arkansas-Pine Bluff plays Gonzaga on the road on Saturday.