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Burwell boosts Bulls

Liberty’s scouting report listed the top 10 USF players it had to prepare for in its matchup with the Bulls. Sophomore guard Mike Burwell wasn’t one of them, said Liberty coach Dale Layer. Burwell, who started in place of an injured Anthony Crater, had a career night, scoring 15 points […]

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Smith carries USF over Auburn

USF junior guard Andrea Smith’s performance from behind the arc Monday night was a memorable one. And fortunately for the Bulls, it came in a winning effort. Smith scored a career-high 33 points, going 8-of-13 from 3-point range to lead USF (3-2) to a 67-49 victory over Auburn (1-3) at […]

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Bulls in pros update: CB Murphy making impact

USF’s record 2010 draft class is starting to make its presence felt in the NFL. Jerome Murphy, a starting cornerback for USF last season, tied a season-high with six tackles for the St. Louis Rams in their 34-17 loss to Atlanta on Sunday. Murphy, drafted in the third round (65th […]

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Frontcourt leads way in USF win

It was a game that coach Stan Heath envisioned would be the norm for his team this season. Junior forward Augustus Gilchrist scored 23 points on 8-of-8 shooting to help the Bulls frontcourt dominate en route to a 76-63 home win against Georgia Southern on Sunday. “It’s the strength of […]

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Bulls edged late

Looking to build on its win against Stetson on Wednesday, USF lost a heartbreaker against Morgan State, 53-51, on Saturday. Sophomore forward Tiffany Connor led the way with 14 points with five rebounds and shot 5-of-8 from the floor. Morgan State’s defense held the Bulls to 23 percent shooting from […]

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Bulls look for emotional charge after tough loss

It’ll be a challenge to rally after a deflating loss to Pittsburgh that all but knocked USF out of Big East title contention. But coach Skip Holtz said Sunday the Bulls still have much to play for this season, starting with a game against in-state rival Miami on Saturday. “Both […]

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Pitt deals blow to USFs title chances

With the way USF positioned itself for a possible Big East title by winning three straight conference games heading into the weekend, losing against Big East-leading Pittsburgh 17-10 on Saturday will sting for a while. “Losing is not a lot of fun, especially when you’ve been on a three-game winning […]

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USF bounces back with easy home win

USF (1-1), which was led by junior guard Andrea Smith, who had 13 points and seven rebounds, easily defeated Stetson (1-1) in an 80-42 blowout victory Wednesday night Senior Porche Grant, who returned after sitting out all of last season, had 10 points and 10 rebounds. The Hatters took a […]

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Bulls get chance to start fresh against foe

All coach George Kiefer’s team needed was a chance. That’s how the USF men’s soccer team is approaching its game at in-state rival UCF on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Bulls (9-5-4, 4-3-2), who were bounced by West Virginia in the first round of […]

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Bulls look for big win in unfamiliar spot

In recent weeks, USF has bucked its trend from the last three years of showing much promise early in the season only to have it unravel by losing meaningful Big East games. The Bulls are accustomed to starting strong and fading down the stretch, leaving their late season conference games […]