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Official Site of the Bulls: Matchups Set for USF Canadian Foreign Tour
TAMPA, JUNE 6, 2019 - The USF men's basketball team will face its first opponents since winning the 2019 College Basketball Invitational later this summer when the Bulls travel to Canada August 3-9 for the team's Foreign Tour.
USF begins play Sunday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. when the Bulls face the University of Quebec from Meagher Arena in Montreal. The Citadins finished the 2017-18 season with an 8-8 record in conference on their way to an appearance in the conference tournament finals. Center Alex Lochard was named the conference and National Rookie of the Year after leading the league with 18.
Official Site of the Bulls: Corrick Becomes USF Softball's 10th All-American
TAMPA, MAY 29, 2019 - USF pitcher Georgina Corrick was named an NFCA Second Team All-American on Wednesday evening.
The Sanford, Fla., native receives this honor as just a sophomore after breaking into the USF record books during the 2019 season. Corrick ranks in the top 10 in three career categories, five single-season categories and currently ranks in the top 25 nationally in five statistical categories.
Corrick finished her sophomore campaign with 25 wins, 260 strikeouts, 11 shutouts, a 1.14 ERA and .167 opponent batting average. The British National Team pitcher has the eighth-most strikeouts in USF history with 424 and ranks sixth in a single season after reaching 260 this year.
Official Site of the Bulls: Corrick Fans 11 in Bulls NCAA Regional Win
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 17, 2019 - USF's Georgina Corrick tossed double-digit strikeouts for the tenth time this season in the Bulls' 3-2 win over South Carolina in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional opener.
The Bulls (41-17) were on the board early with a run in the first inning when a fielders' choice and four walks sent freshman Meghan Sheehan (Forest Hill, Md.) home. The Gamecocks (36-18) answered in the bottom of the frame with an RBI double to left center.
In the top of the third inning, senior Lindsey Devitt (Jacksonville, Fla.
Voodoo Five: The Bulluminati Podcast: The Patio Livecast Edition Featuring USF Men's Basketball Head Coach Brian Gregory
Welcome to Thee Bulluminati Podcast recorded LIVE from The Patio in downtown Tampa where the whole gang is here to welcome special guests Brian Gregory, USF Corgi Race Champion Pippa, and #FOTY Lauren Pickel. Shoutout to Jeffrey Fishman (@USFIronBull) for setting this up and for everyone who came out to hang out with us.0:00: Intros! Hosts welcome CBI Champion Men's Basketball Head Coach Brian Gregory to the pod. Coach Gregory talks about the road through the CBI and having the interesting opportunity to play a three game series for a championship.
6:44: Was there a moment earlier in the season where you saw it was all coming together?
Official Site of the Bulls: Corrick, Bruni Named to NFCA All-Region First and Third Teams
LOUISVILLE, Ky., MAY 16, 2019 - USF's Georgina Corrick and AnaMarie Bruni were selected to the National Fastpitch College Association All-Region First Team and Third Team, respectively.
USF has seen Corrick (Sanford, Fla.) lead in the circle and Bruni (Schwenksville, Pa.) lead the Bulls offensively all season. The NFCA recognized their hard work with all-region selections on the eve of the Bulls' NCAA tournament opener in Tallahassee.
The NFCA announced that 392 student-athletes from 163 programs that received 2019 NFCA Division I All-Region accolades.
The awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association's 10 regions with first, second and third-team selections.
ESPN.com: Lopez's big 4th quarter rescues Bucks in Game 1
MILWAUKEE -- Brook Lopez was frustrated. His early 3-pointer missed badly, his fadeaways were clanking off the back rim and he was struggling to find a rhythm within Milwaukee's offense.
The 7-foot center shook his head in disgust as Toronto raced out to a 34-23 first-quarter lead Wednesday night. The Raptors, hoping to steal home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals, kept their momentum rolling and controlled the game through three quarters.
But Game 1 turned on the Bucks' strong fourth-quarter comeback, with Lopez hitting key shots to seal the come-from-behind 108-100 win.
Official Site of the Bulls: Bulls Awarded NCAA Automatic Bid, American Athletic Conference Championship Canceled
HOUSTON, May 11, 2019 - USF softball was awarded the American Athletic Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament after tournament action was canceled to due to patterns of inclement weather.
Three first-round games were played to completion Thursday, but heavy rains forced the suspension of the fourth first-round contest and prevented the subsequent rounds of the tournament from being played.
"First and foremost, our thoughts are with all of the people in the greater Houston region who are dealing with this extreme weather," said American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco. "We regret that our student-athletes were not able to enjoy a traditional championship experience this season, but the safety of our student-athletes remains our first priority.
Voodoo Five: USF Softball Heading to the Tallahassee Regional (Again), Face South Carolina on Friday
After being crowned the regular season American Athletic Conference champions, and the subsequent conference tournament being cancelled, USF was awarded the automatic qualifying bid for NCAA tournament. It was announced on Sunday evening that the Bulls will be staying in-state for regionals, as they will head to FSU for the Tallahassee regional for the third time in their last four postseason appearances.
-- NCAA Softball (@NCAAsoftball) May 13, 2019
USF (40-17, 17-4 AAC) will face South Carolina (36-17, 9-14 SEC) Friday at noon in the first game of the double elimination regional, joining #4 overall national seed Florida State (51-8, 28-2 ACC) and Bethune-Cookman (26-29, 13-2 MEAC).
Official Site of the Bulls: Bulls Head to Tallahassee in 15th NCAA Appearance
TAMPA, MAY 12, 2019 - The USF softball team is headed to the Tallahassee regional for the first round of the NCAA Tournament, its sixth appearance in the last eight years. The Bulls will face South Carolina on Friday, May 17. Time to still to be announced.
This season marks the 15th time in program history that the Bulls have made it to the NCAA tournament, and the 14th appearance under head coach Ken Eriksen. Of those appearances, four previous regionals have been at Florida State.
"So happy to be going to a place where our fans can come up and support us," said Eriksen.
Official Site of the Bulls: Bulls Get Big Boost of Support for Their Foreign Tour of Canada
2019 FOREIGN TOUR FUNDRAISING PAGE
USF Senior Writer
TAMPA, MAY 8, 2019 - Head coach Brian Gregory's Bulls are gearing up for the USF Men's Basketball Foreign Tour in August and they've already gotten a huge boost of support from loyal followers of the program.
Earlier this week, Anddrikk Frazier, a guard for the Bulls from 1996-99, and die-hard fan Lauren Pickel proudly presented the program with a check for $3,518.50 on behalf of a special group of Bulls followers that will help fund USF's tour of Canada set for Aug.
Official Site of the Bulls: Bulls to Play in 2019 Cayman Islands Classic
TAMPA, MAY 7, 2019 - The USF men's basketball team is one of eight teams selected to play in the 2019 Cayman Islands Classic Nov. 25-27 in George Town, Grand Cayman.
The tournament also features New Mexico State, Old Dominion, Loyola of Chicago, Nebraska, Colorado State, George Mason and Washington State. All games will be played at John Gray Gymnasium, just minutes away from world famous Seven Mile Beach.
"We're excited that our tournament director Maury Hanks has put together another strong competitive tournament, featuring several teams that college basketball fans will be hearing about during the upcoming season," said Cayman Sports chief executive officer Joe Wright.
Official Site of the Bulls: Men's Tennis Captures Fifth Conference Title After Comeback Victory Over Top Seeded UCF
ORLANDO, April 21, 2019 - Third-seeded USF continued its dominance of the American Athletic Conference Championship, mounting a dramatic comeback win over top-seeded UCF, 4-3, Sunday at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona to claim the program's fifth title in six seasons in The American. The victory secured an NCAA Tournament bid for the Bulls.
Senior Alberto Barroso-Campos (Montijo, Spain), ranked No. 18 nationally, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player after his defeat of No. 35-ranked Gabriel Decamps, 6-1, 6-4, on court one on Sunday to finish the tournament 3-0 in singles with three straight-set victories.
Official Site of the Bulls: USF Softball Announces Summer Camps
TAMPA, APRIL 11, 2019 - USF Softball is set to host four different camps over the summer including Junior Bulls, hitting, slapping and prospect.
Junior Bulls League
Junior Bulls League will run June 10, 17 and 24, and will provide an opportunity for softball players ages 7-12 to learn the game of softball and test their skills over three sessions of instruction, training and game play. The league will run 90 minutes of instruction and training before moving into 90 minutes of scrimmage. The camp costs $300 and will be capped at 30 athletes.
Voodoo Five: USF Basketball Wins The CBI... What Does It Mean?
So what I meant to say was...
I don't know why I wasn't happier about winning that tournament. Usually I'm the one trying to get people to be more positive and enjoying good things as they happen, and this time I wasn't.
The only thing I didn't want was for USF to win the tournament and everyone go berserk like they had won a natty, and then people actually did that, and I thought it was small time, because don't we want better things than this? Like, let's be happy but also not give everyone a stick to beat us with?
Bleacher Report: South Florida Beats DePaul 77-65 in Game 3 to Win 2019 CBI Championship
The University of South Florida Bulls defeated the DePaul Blue Demons 77-65 at McGrath-Phillips Arena in Chicago on Friday night, claiming the 2019 College Basketball Invitational Championship.
Sophomore guard David Collins led the way for USF with 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists.
DePaul was without senior guard Eli Cain, who dislocated his elbow and wrist in Game 2, but got back redshirt sophomore guard Devin Gage after he was cleared from ahead injury. Gage started the game and tied Collins to lead all scorers with 19 points.
The Bulls held a 37-20 lead at the 6:22 mark in the first half, but DePaul ripped off a 14-2 run to make it a much more manageable 39-34 at halftime.