Gregory adds first piece to rebuilding project
USF coach Brian Gregory has earned the first commitment of his tenure with the Bulls, as reports surfaced Monday that Penn State graduate transfer Terrence Samuel would be coming to Tampa.
Samuel, a 6-foot-3 208-pound guard, had previously transferred to Penn State from UConn after winning the national championship with the Huskies in 2014.
In 28 games for the Nittany Lions last season, Samuel averaged 3.9 points, 2.3 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game.
Though Samuel played just 16.7 minutes a night for Penn State, he will likely see an uptick in his playing time at USF, as Gregory and the Bulls have nearly a completely barren roster.
After an offseason that saw six of last season’s Bulls depart for other ventures, Samuel will likely be just the first of several transfers this spring.
Abdur-Rahim to bring ‘connected philosophy’ to men’s basketball coaching position
In his introductory ceremony Thursday afternoon, Amir Abdur-Rahim acknowledged the privilege it was to be named the 11th head coach in USF men’s basketball program history. As he spoke to the Bulls community for the first time, Abdur-Rahim made it clear that his approach will be based on tenacity and enthusiasm. “Every day that I […]
John Montes: Playing both sides of a rivalry
Rivalries run deep in college athletics, but for junior infielder John Montes, they mean a little more. Starting Friday, South Florida baseball will hit the road to play its first conference matchup of the season against formidable foe Central Florida – where Montes played before coming to USF in the fall of 2022. When it […]
Former Bulls attempt to impress NFL scouts during Pro Day
When the nerves finally subsided after getting combine tested at the Indoor Performance Facility on Wednesday, former offensive lineman Brad Cecil could finally take a breath of relief. “To be honest with you, I didn’t sleep at all last night,” Cecil said. Cecil is one of nine former USF football players hoping someone from the […]
Women’s basketball season in review
After losing to South Carolina 76-45 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on March 19, USF women’s basketball’s season came to an end. While the Bulls (27-7,15-1 AAC) matched program records in total wins, including longest winning streak and best home record, the AAC tournament did not go the way they had hoped. […]
The powerful women working alongside USF women’s soccer coach
One of USF women’s soccer coach Denise Schilte-Brown’s strongest qualities is her natural competitive nature, but what isn’t always shown is the powerful female athletic department that has helped her get to where she is now. Schilte-Brown began her coaching career shortly after graduating from the University of Maryland where she played as a striker. […]
Kennesaw State’s Amir Abdur-Rahim hired as men’s basketball coach
USF Athletics Director Michael Kelly announced the hire of former Kennesaw State head coach Amir Abdur-Rahim Wednesday afternoon, filling the role that former men’s basketball coach Brian Gregory previously held. Welcome to the Bay, @SunsetAMIR ‼️ A dynamic new leader for @USFMBB 🏀📝https://t.co/4I2ziCEpBf#HornsUp🤘 pic.twitter.com/eg9oimQ8g8 — USF Athletics (@USFAthletics) March 29, 2023 Although it was confirmed […]