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TAMPA, Fla. (AP)
Justin Brown scored five of his 18 points in overtime to lift South Florida to a 73-68 victory over East Carolina on Wednesday night.
Capping a second half that featured six ties and five lead changes, the Pirates' Tremont Robinson-White
made a layup to even the score at 59 with 24 seconds left in regulation and send the game to overtime.
Brown made four 3-pointers and grabbed nine rebounds. Michael Durr added 15 points and eight rebounds for South Florida (12-16, 5-10 American Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Laquincy Rideau had 14 points. David Collins had 11 points and six rebounds.
had 19 points for the Pirates (11-18, 5-11). Brandon Suggs
added 13 points. Tristen Newton
had 10 points.