USF dominates the boards in win over UCF

January 15, 2018 Basketball

Monday, 2 a.m. The USF women’s basketball team improved its record to 10 games over .500 Sunday, beating their rival UCF. The Bulls used a huge rebounding margin to win a 62-45 game against the Knights. USF had 48 rebounds, including 17 offensive boards. USF allowed the Knights to succeed on only 34 percent of […]

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UConn smothers USF’s women’s’ team

January 7, 2018 Basketball

Sunday, 2 a.m. Already, USF’s women’s basketball team has established itself as pretty good. But, no, it isn’t UConn good. The No 22-ranked Bulls lost to the undefeated Huskies, 100-49 Saturday night. UConn showed the Bulls why they’re ranked No. 1 again. USF fell to 12-4 on the season.  Content beyond this point is for […]

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USF misses a chance to win at the end

January 4, 2018 Basketball

Thursday, 2 a.m. There in the dying seconds, the shot didn’t go their way. Neither did the tip. That, for the USF Bulls, was the story of the night. In the big moments, nothing fell, and the Bulls lost to East Carolina, 67-65. USF had a chance at the end. Terrence Samuel missed a field […]

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Banks scores 23 to lead Bulls to victory

December 19, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Tuesday, 2 a.m. The USF Bulls fought their way back to .500 Monday night by pulling away from Northern Arizona. The Bulls, 6-6, got 23 points from Payton Banks in the win. Banks led the Bulls to a strong finish in the first half,  and USF cruised to a 70-56 victory. Helping Banks was Stephan […]

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Jiggetts leads USF past Bethune-Cookman

December 15, 2017 Basketball

Friday, 1 a.m. For Stephan Jiggetts, the goal was a big number. For the USF Bulls, it was a small one. The Bulls won their fifth game of the season (against six losses) Thursday night, pulling away from Bethune-Cookman for an 83-63 victory. In the victory, Jiggetts passed the 1,000-point margin for the Bulls. He […]

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USF drops fourth straight, falls to FIU

December 12, 2017 Basketball

Tuesday, 2 a.m. The USF men’s basketball team lost for the fourth straight time Monday night, falling 65-53 to Florida International. USF, 4-6,shot 33 percent from the field and committed 18 turnovers in the loss. It was the Bulls’ first game in nine days. “Give FIU credit,” said USF coach Brian Gregory. “To start the […]

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Yes, Taggart is good enough for the FSU job

December 6, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Wednesday, 3 a.m. At the time, it seemed like a good question. Heck, at the time, it seemed like the only question. “Willie, are you good enough for this job?” I asked. For once, I wasn’t trying to be a wise guy. Given what we had just seen, it was the question on everyone’s mind. […]

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Bulls stop scoring, drop game to Eastern Michigan

November 27, 2017 general

Monday, 2 a.m. USF was cruising along Sunday afternoon. Then it ran out of gas. The Bulls, 4-3, saw Eastern Michigan pull away for a 65-47 victory. There for a while, things were going well for USF. The Bulls led 37-29 with 16:04 left in the second half. But USF would go eight minutes without […]

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Florida, FSU sink in the world of college football

October 18, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Wednesday, 3 a.m. The big guys have turned into little guys. The little guys have become big. Footballs now come with training wheels attached. The world is upside down. Welcome to Florida, the land that big-time football forgot. Quarterbacks are equipped with scatterguns. There are too many bulbs for the scoreboards. Coaching seats are warming […]

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USF’s big second half leads to 61-31 win

October 1, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Sunday, 2 a.m. The problem with USF football? The final scores might not always show you where the struggles are. Take the win over East Carolina Saturday. The final score was 61-31, perhaps the kind of score you would figure from the undefeated (and 18th-ranked) Bulls. Ah, but there were some wobbly moments along the […]

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