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New expectations for Bulls in 2019-20

There’s something different surrounding the Bulls as the 2019-20 season begins. And it’s something that hasn’t been around the program since the early part of a decade that’s now in its final months. Expectations. Considering the Bulls are coming off a season where they set a program record for number […]

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The soul of USF men’s basketball

It’s hard to imagine someone who initially played both baseball and football to be referred to as the soul of a college basketball team. But that’s what coach Brian Gregory said about senior guard Laquincy Rideau. “He’s the soul of our team,” Gregory said. “He wears and plays with his […]

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NOTEBOOK: USF hosts Saint Leo in open-door exhibition

The first opportunity to see USF men’s basketball at the Yuengling Center since Game 1 of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) final back in April comes Tuesday night. USF faces Division II Saint Leo in an open-door exhibition in an effective dress rehearsal for the Bulls’ season opener against Arkansas […]

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NOTEBOOK: Rideau staying at USF for senior season

Laquincy Rideau announced in April he was declaring for the NBA Draft. The AAC Defensive Player of the Year withdrew his name from the draft Tuesday and will remain at USF for his senior season. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB He’s back — or, rather, he’s not leaving. Laquincy Rideau announced Tuesday night […]

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NOTEBOOK: Texas pulls out of 2-for-1 with USF

ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB USF football’s future nonconference schedule took a serious blow Friday when it was announced Texas ended its scheduled two-for-one with USF. But the Bulls still walked away with a parting gift. Instead of playing in Austin in 2020, Tampa in 2022 and Austin in 2024 as originally […]