NHL’s Gary Bettman honored for league’s growth, basks in ‘newer markets’ making Stanley Cup runsMay 24, 2023 GMT
Hockey purists might be grumbling about the upcoming Stanley Cup Final because it will have nothing but Sun Belt teams involved. It suits Gary Bettman just fine.
South Florida women rally to beat Marquette 67-65 in OTMarch 17, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu scored 22 points and Elena Tsineke's jumper with 31.2 seconds left in overtime put South Florida ahead for good in a 67-65 victory over No. 9 seed Marquette to start the women's NCAA Tournament on Friday.
March Madness has international flair for many women’s teamsMarch 13, 2023 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — When star guard Paige Bueckers went down with a season-ending knee injury last August, UConn went searching far and wide for a late addition to its roster.
The Huskies found one overseas in Inês Bettencourt, a point guard from Portugal’s mid-Atlantic Azores Islands.
USF fires men’s coach Brian Gregory after 6 seasonsMarch 10, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — South Florida basketball coach Brian Gregory was fired Friday, one day after the Bulls lost 73-58 to East Carolina in the opening round of the American Athletic Conference tournament.
East Carolina beats South Florida 73-58 in AAC TournamentMarch 9, 2023 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — RJ Felton and Jaden Walker scored 22 points each in East Carolina's 73-58 victory over South Florida on Thursday in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament.
Harris and South Florida knock off SMU 71-67February 26, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Harris scored 30 points and secured the victory with a free throw with 32 seconds left as South Florida took down SMU 71-67 on Saturday night.
Harris shot 7 for 12 (5 for 9 from 3-point range) and 11 of 14 from the free throw line for the Bulls (13-16, 6-10 American Athletic Conference).
Backup Miguel scores 14, S. Florida knocks off UCF 82-75February 23, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Reserve Selton Miguel scored 14 points to lead South Florida over UCF 82-75 on Wednesday night.
Miguel had five assists for the Bulls (12-16, 5-10 American Athletic Conference).
New-look AAC releases ’23 football slate with 6 new schoolsFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The American Athletic Conference on Tuesday released its 2023 football schedule that includes the league's six incoming teams.
Each of the 14 AAC teams will play eight conference games in a single-division format.
Tchewa’s 21 lead South Florida past Tulsa 96-69February 16, 2023 GMT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Russel Tchewa scored 21 points as South Florida beat Tulsa 96-69 on Wednesday night.
Tchewa also contributed eight rebounds for the Bulls (11-15, 4-9 American Athletic Conference).
Blair scores 30, Houston women upset No. 24 South FloridaFebruary 12, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Laila Blair hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points to help Houston edge No. 24 South Florida 71-69 on Sunday, ending a number of winning streaks for the Bulls.
South Florida, which had won 12 straight, was 12-0 at home and was trying to go 12-0 in American Athletic Conference play for the first time.
Oguama scores 18 as Cincinnati knocks off S. Florida 84-65February 12, 2023 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ody Oguama scored 18 points as Cincinnati beat South Florida 84-65 on Saturday night.
Oguama added five rebounds for the Bearcats (17-9, 8-5 American Athletic Conference). Jeremiah Davenport scored 18 points while going 6 of 13 (4 for 9 from distance), and added five assists and three steals.
Williams scores 26 in Memphis’ 99-81 victory over USFFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — DeAndre Williams scored 26 points as Memphis beat South Florida 99-81 on Wednesday night.
Williams added five rebounds for the Tigers (18-6, 8-3 American Athletic Conference).
Asberry’s late flurry helps Baylor past No. 12 Iowa StateFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Sarah Andrews scored 21 points, Ja’Mee Asberry led a key fourth-quarter surge and Baylor defeated No. 12 Iowa State 76-70 on Saturday night.
Andrews hit a 3-pointer and a three-point play to give Baylor a 62-57 lead with 6:05 left in the fourth.
NHL takes skills showcase outside, McDavid shines insideFebruary 4, 2023 GMT
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sidney Crosby got dunked into a tank of water, Nick Suzuki holed a golf ball with a hockey stick and the NHL made hockey an outdoor sport for its skills showcase in South Florida.
All-Star festivities showcase next generation of NHL starsFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New Jersey Devils players watch from the bench often and marvel at some of the things Jack Hughes can do on the ice.
South Florida defeats East Carolina 71-63February 2, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Harris scored 21 points as South Florida beat East Carolina 71-63 on Wednesday night.
Harris shot 6 for 13 (5 for 10 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5 from the free throw line for the Bulls (10-13, 3-7 American Athletic Conference).
No. 20 Oklahoma routs TCUFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Madi Williams scored 11 of her 26 points in the first half to help No. 20 Oklahoma roll past TCU 101-78 on Tuesday night and snap a two-game skid.
Williams was 3 of 4 from the floor with a 3-pointer in the first half and made all four of her free throws as the Sooners shot 55% while building a 51-43 halftime lead.
No. 25 South Florida women win 11th straight, 72-48 over ECUFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Sammie Puisis made a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Carla Brito added 20 points and seven rebounds and No. 25 South Florida beat East Carolina 72-48 on Tuesday night for its 11th straight victory.
South Carolina tops women’s AP Top 25; Ohio State tumblesJanuary 30, 2023 GMT
It was a rough week for Ohio State, which lost all three of its games and tumbled down the AP Top 25 as a result.
Phelps scores 17, helps SMU hold off South Florida 82-80January 30, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Zhruic Phelps scored 17 points to help SMU hold off South Florida 82-80 on Sunday night.
Phelps added seven assists for the Mustangs (8-14, 3-6 American Athletic Conference). Efe Odigie scored 14 on 5-of-7 shooting and Samuell Williamson added 13 points.
Battle and Temple earn 79-76 OT win over South FloridaJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Khalif Battle scored 25 points, including seven in the overtime, and Temple beat South Florida 79-76 on Wednesday night.
Tyler Harris missed a 3-pointer as time expired for the chance to tie it for the Bulls.
Cincinnati wins 85-69 over South FloridaJanuary 19, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Landers Nolley II scored 21 points as Cincinnati beat South Florida 85-69 on Wednesday night.
Nolley added nine rebounds and six assists for the Bearcats (14-6, 5-2 American Athletic Conference).
Harris nets 24, South Florida tops East Carolina 81-70January 15, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Harris had 24 points in South Florida's 81-70 win against East Carolina on Sunday.
Harris shot 8 for 13 (5 for 8 from 3-point range) and 3 of 5 from the free throw line for the Bulls (8-10, 1-4 American Athletic Conference).
Sasser, Shead lead No. 1 Houston past South Florida 83-77January 12, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored a career-high 31 points, Jamal Shead added 20 points and six rebounds, and No. 1 Houston used a huge second half to beat South Florida 83-77 on Wednesday night.
Sasser scored 25 points and Shead had 13 as the backcourt mates combined to score 38 of Houston’s 46 second-half points.
Davis leads Memphis over South Florida 93-86 in AAF openerDecember 30, 2022 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kendric Davis scored 24 points and Memphis defeated South Florida 93-86 in an American Athletic Conference opener on Thursday night.
Davis also had nine assists and five steals for the Tigers (11-3).
Pitt’s Patti subs again as postseason QB in Sun Bowl vs UCLADecember 29, 2022 GMT
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Pittsburgh quarterback Nick Patti once again steps in for a bowl game after the guy ahead of him on the depth chart didn't stick around.
For UCLA's Dorian Thompson-Robinson, the Sun Bowl will be his first postseason experience after appearing in 45 games over the senior's five seasons.
Harris leads South Florida over Northern Iowa 72-69December 13, 2022 GMT
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Tyler Harris had 18 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer with four seconds left, Selton Miguel scored 17 and South Florida beat Northern Iowa 72-69 on Monday night.
Harris made 5 of 12 shots from beyond the arc for the Bulls (4-6).
No. 20 Maryland beats injury-depleted No. 6 UConn 85-78December 12, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Abby Meyers scored 18 of her 20 points in the first half, and Diamond Miller made a huge 3-pointer in the final minute to help No. 20 Maryland hold off a depleted Connecticut team in an 85-78 win over the sixth-ranked Huskies on Sunday.
Short-handed No. 8 NC State women beat South Florida 65-57December 11, 2022 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Once star point guard Diamond Johnson was hurt, others stepped up for No. 8 North Carolina State.
Johnson scored 14 points before spraining her right ankle in the first half and the short-handed Wolfpack pieced together enough offense combined with tenacious defense to defeat South Florida 65-57.