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USF women’s basketball squanders strong start against No. 1 Huskies

ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ A red-hot start had the Bulls 30 minutes away from handing the three-time defending national champions their first loss in 15 months. But a lackluster shooting performance thereafter, including a second quarter in which they only scored six points, allowed the No. 1 Connecticut Huskies to […]

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USF softball turns a corner in USF Tournament

Senior Erica Nunn capped off a strong weekend with a one-hit, complete-game shutout in USF's 6-0 win over Kansas on Sunday. ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ USF softball is beginning to hit its stride following a four-win weekend at the USF Tournament. With wins over Power 5 opponents Wisconsin (7-7) and Kansas […]

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USF seniors put on one last show in win over Temple

Senior guard Courtney Williams had over 40 family members in attendance for her final game in the Sun Dome. ORACLE PHOTO/CHUCK MULLER On a day full of emotion and reflection, the USF women’s basketball team found themselves battling not only a talented conference foe, but their own feelings entering the […]

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Bulls back Lawson after rough start

Junior Brandon lawson gave up four runs earyl, but surrendered only one hit over his next six innings of work. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU By the time the ball was finished sailing off the end of USF outfielder Chris Chatfield’s bat, it had cleared not only the outfield wall, but […]

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Sanders stifles Eastern Michigan despite errors

Senior Levi Borders went 3-for-4 on Friday night with two runs scored and two RBIs. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/SEBASTIAN CONTENTO In two starts this season Phoenix Sanders has been scored on 10 times, with nine of those runs coming as the result of his defense’s errors. Friday night, Sanders did his […]

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Pitching struggles for USF baseball in 13-6 loss

USF coach Mark Kingston finds no answers in his bullpen on Tuesday night with his staff allowing 13 runs. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU No matter which pitcher USF coach Mark Kingston called upon Tuesday night, Florida Gulf Coast University continued to hit, scoring runs off four different Bulls pitchers on […]

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USF softball looks for a spark against Jacksonville

After knocking home 52 RBIs while batting .378 in 2015, senior catcher Lee Ann Spivey is batting just .144 through nine games this season. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG USF trudged through an opening schedule that featured the top-three ranked teams in the country in Florida (11-0), Michigan (8-1) and Auburn (10-1). The Bulls […]

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Three takeaways from USF baseball’s opening weekend

Former closer Tommy Peterson pitched 46 2/3 innings fr USF last season before being drafted by the Washington Nationals. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Aside from the green and gold imprinted on the players’ jerseys, a casual USF baseball fan would have likely had trouble recognizing the team that took two […]

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USF’s McMurray, Williams earn conference honors

Freshman guard Jahmal McMurray sits just 91 points behind former USF standout Dominique Jones for most points scored by a freshman. ORACLE FILE PHOTOT/ADAM MATHIEU For the second time in his young career, men’s basketball’s freshman point guard Jahmal McMurray was named the AAC Rookie of the Week on Monday […]

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Notebook: No. 19 USF keeps fighting off injuries

USF freshman Kitija Laksa put up 13 points on Sunday before exiting the game in the waning minutes. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU For a brief moment, the USF women’s basketball team looked to be back at full health and ready to see what it could accomplish with a full complement […]