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Elena Tsineke carries South Florida women to overtime win

She scores 10 of the Bulls’ 16 points in OT to help take down Temple and finishes with a team-high 25.
USF's Elena Tsineke, shown here in a game against Tulsa on Wednesday, scores a team-high 25 Saturday against Temple.
USF's Elena Tsineke, shown here in a game against Tulsa on Wednesday, scores a team-high 25 Saturday against Temple. [ LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Jan. 23|Updated Jan. 23

TAMPA — Elena Tsineke scored a team-high 25 points, including 10 in overtime, as USF defeated Temple 75-67 Saturday at the Yuengling Center.

Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu added 16 points, while Bethy Mununga and Elisa Pinzan chipped in with 11 and 10 points, respectively, for the Bulls (14-5, 4-1 AAC) against the Owls (8-7, 3-1).

With the score tied at 59 at the end of regulation, Tsineke scored 10 of USF’s 16 points in the extra session. A driving layup by Temple’s Mia Davis with seven seconds left in regulation sent the game to overtime. She finished with a game-high 26 points.

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