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Walker, Nelson-Ododa lead No. 5 UConn over USF 67-47

The Huskies trailed by four at halftime, took the lead for good early in the third
Credit: AP
Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa, left, drives against South Florida's Kristyna Brabencova during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

TAMPA, Fla. — Megan Walker scored 21 points and Olivia Nelson-Ododa added 20 to help No. 5 UConn shrug off a slow start to beat South Florida 67-47 and remain unbeaten in the American Athletic Conference. 

The Huskies trailed by four at halftime, took the lead for good early in the third quarter and broke the game open by beginning the fourth quarter with a 15-2 run and holding USF to one field goal during a nine-minute stretch.

Elisa Pinzan led USF with 15 points.