TAMPA, Fla. -- — Tyler Harris scored 30 points and secured the victory with a free throw with 32 seconds left as South Florida took down SMU 71-67 on Saturday night.
Harris shot 7 for 12 (5 for 9 from 3-point range) and 11 of 14 from the free throw line for the Bulls (13-16, 6-10 American Athletic Conference). Russel Tchewa added 12 points while going 5 of 6 and 2 of 4 from the free throw line, and he also had nine rebounds. Jamir Chaplin went 4 of 5 from the field to finish with 11 points.
Chaplin scored eight points in the first half and South Florida went into the break trailing 38-26. Harris scored a team-high 27 points for South Florida in the second half, including his game-winning shot in the final minute.
South Florida plays Wednesday against Tulsa at home, and SMU hosts Memphis on Thursday.
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