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NOTEBOOK: Williams heads to WNBA final

Courtney Williams is just three wins away from glory. The former USF women’s basketball standout is heading to the WNBA final after the Connecticut Sun completed a three-game sweep in the semifinal by defeating the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night. Williams played for the Bulls from 2012-2016. Williams is […]

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Men’s tennis coach leaves for Arizona State

Matt Hill SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Coming off the best three-year stretch of men’s tennis at USF that included three consecutive AAC championships and three trips to the NCAA Tournament, USF men’s tennis coach Matt Hill has resigned in favor of the same position at Arizona State University.  Hill joined […]

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Williams traded for All-Star center

Courtney Williams may have a better opportunity for playing time after being traded to the last-place Connecticut Sun on Saturday for All-Star center Kelsey Bone. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Courtney Williams had spent a season total of 25 minutes on the court for the Phoenix Mercury prior to being traded […]

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Williams adjusting to life in the WNBA

Courtney Williams has yet to see much time on the court for the Phoenix Mercury this season, but showed her potential in the preseason when she averaged 13 points on over 50 percent shootng. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Just over a month into her rookie season with the Phoenix Mercury, […]

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USF’s Williams selected eighth in WNBA draft

For the past four seasons, guard Courtney Williams has carried her team, taking USF to four postseason appearances, leaving bits and pieces of school records in her wake. On Thursday night, Williams was drafted eighth overall in the WNBA draft to the Phoenix Mercury. A lifetime of work finally evolved […]

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USF seniors prepare for one final run

USF President Judy Genshaft and members of the women's basketball team celebrate USF's 76-62 senior day victory over Temple. ORACLE PHOTO/ CHUCK MULLER After all of their tears were shed in the locker room under the stands of the arena they’ve called home for four years, five seniors emerged from […]

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USF’s Courtney Williams eclipses 2,000 career points in win

Senior guard Courtney Williams earned her 2,000th career point on Wednesday in USF’s win over Cincinnati. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU As the Bulls are beginning to realize, it isn’t always easy to maintain success. Despite senior guard Courtney Williams going over the 2,000 point mark, USF still had to fight off […]

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Williams, Jenkins aim to close USF careers in style

Senior guard Courtney Williams said her expectation for the season is reaching the national championship game. “I feel that if you don’t feel like your program isn’t going to go that far, then you shouldn’t be playing basketball.” ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU There was nothing that could soothe the dejection they felt. […]