Wednesday, October 17, 2018

USF Bulls

USF football midseason review: Jury still out on unbeaten Bulls

USF football midseason review: Jury still out on unbeaten Bulls

TAMPA — Here we stand at the halfway point of USF's season, with nary half a clue of where the Bulls appear destined.Peach Bowl or a pedestrian one? At this juncture, who can say? The No. 21  Bulls may be unbeaten (6-0) but they're ha...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Epilogue: Milton Llinas danced his way into hearts as USF’s ‘Rocky’

Epilogue: Milton Llinas danced his way into hearts as USF’s ‘Rocky’

BRANDON — Gusto is a prerequisite for those aspiring to wear USF's most conspicuous costume.Those who slip into the Rocky D Bull outfit must show they can slip out of self-consciousness. Mascot mettle is gauged at a formal tryout in a Selm...
Published: 10/16/18
Know the Foe: Connecticut

Know the Foe: Connecticut

A look at Connecticut, which plays No. 21 USF on Saturday at Raymond James StadiumNickame: HuskiesRecord: 1-5 (0-3 AAC)Win: Rhode Island, 56-49Losses: UCF, 56-17; at Boise State, 62-7; at Syracuse, 51-21; Cincinnati, 49-7; at Memphis, 55-14Coach: Ran...
Published: 10/16/18
USF journal: Coby Weiss earns AAC honor

USF journal: Coby Weiss earns AAC honor

Bulls sophomore walk-on Coby Weiss, who nailed the winning 22-yard field goal Friday at Tulsa, was named American Athletic Conference co-special teams player of the week on Monday.TB Jordan Cronkrite, who recorded his fourth consecutive 100-yard game...
Published: 10/15/18
USF women 2nd in AAC preseason hoops coaches poll, men 12th

USF women 2nd in AAC preseason hoops coaches poll, men 12th

The USF women, who return four of their top six scorers from last season's NCAA Tournament squad, find themselves in a familiar spot in the American Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll.Looking up only at UConn.For the fourth time in the last f...
Published: 10/15/18
AP Top 25: USF moves up, Florida Gators just outside the top 10

AP Top 25: USF moves up, Florida Gators just outside the top 10

USF and the Florida Gators both continued to rise in the latest AP Top 25.The Bulls rose two spots to No. 21 after Friday's last-second win at Tulsa. UF moved up three spots to No. 11 following its win at Vanderbilt.UCF remained steady at No. 10.Alab...
Published: 10/14/18
USF morning after: How long can Bulls keep living on the edge?

USF morning after: How long can Bulls keep living on the edge?

Conventional logic says the green-and-gold bubble ultimately will burst. USF simply doesn't possess the oxygen reserves to keep relying on last-gasp rallies.Surely, the law of averages will catch the No. 23 Bulls, who have been average — a...
Published: 10/13/18
USF (6-0) dodges Tulsa upset on late field goal

USF (6-0) dodges Tulsa upset on late field goal

BY ERIC BAILEYSpecial to the Times TULSA, Okla. — USF players — just moments after an improbable 25-24 victory over Tulsa — sang Lean on Me so loud it echoed through the bowels of Chapman Stadium.The old-school ballad was ...
Published: 10/12/18
Updated: 10/13/18
USF journal: Sophomore puts his best foot forward

USF journal: Sophomore puts his best foot forward

By Eric BaileySpecial to the TimesTULSA, Okla. —  USF entered the 2018 football season without knowing who would be the team's kicker.It's safe to say sophomore Coby Weiss now has a stranglehold on the job.Weiss made a 22-yard field goal w...
Published: 10/12/18
Updated: 10/13/18
Women’s scoring records set to fall at USF

Women’s scoring records set to fall at USF

Partially overshadowed by the Bulls football team's latest 5-0 start is the fact that a pair of prominent women's scoring records appear on the verge of being eclipsed.One could fall as early as this weekend, another this winter.Junior soccer standou...
Published: 10/12/18