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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 […]

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NOTEBOOK: USF and Boise State to play home-and-home series

USF will face Boise State at Raymond James Stadium in 2025. The Bulls will play on Boise State's famous blue turf in 2027. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB USF football fans, do not adjust your television sets — on Sept. 11, 2027, that is. That’s because the Bulls will be playing on the famous […]

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Family and Faith: What keeps Brian Gregory grounded

Brian Gregory applauds during a game against UConn at the Yuengling Center on Jan. 2. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB Although USF men’s basketball’s season ended in victory in the College Basketball Invitational, it wasn’t always an easy road to get there. The team was put through tough times, especially with six of […]

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USF men’s basketball faces new expectations next season

Despite a recent CBI championship, coach Brian Gregory says there is a set of expectations for next season's team when there were few this year. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB This wasn’t supposed to be USF men’s basketball’s season at all. After a rocky first season, coach Brian Gregory led the Bulls […]

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Reliving USF’s season from a fan’s perspective

Fans line up to welcome back the USF men's basketball team after their championship win on Friday. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB After a 10-22 season a year ago and a roster that had only been together 16 months to begin the season, an invite to any tournament this year seemed unlikely for USF […]

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CHAMPIONS AT LAST

USF's victory in the CBI final marks the Bulls' first championship since the 1990 Sun Belt Tournament. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS For the first time in almost 30 years, USF men’s basketball can say it is a champion. The Bulls (24-14) cut down the nets after a 77-65 victory against DePaul […]