Parents the biggest influence on Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar showed promise on the ice growing up, winning several hockey awards until his progress came to an unexpected halt. “They didn’t make skates my size so I had to stop playing,” he says. Instead, Bhullar turned his focus to basketball, and last season he became the first player of Indian descent to appear […]

USF Pep Band helps lead team to 1st-round at AAC tourney

ORLANDO, Fla.– There were several recognizable faces within the University of Southern Florida Bulls men’s basketball entourage last Thursday. Assistant coach and NBA all star Rod Strickland was there, as was DeMarcus Cousins’ brother, Jaleel, and former Kentucky assistant coach and Harlem Globetrotter Orlando Antiguam, now the Bulls’ head coach. But the University of Southern […]

Guerrero takes coach’s advice in first game of AAC

ORLANDO, Fla. – Ruben Guerrero followed his coach’s advice to lead the underdog University of South Florida to an opening round win at the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday. The ninth seeded Bulls beat the East Carolina Pirates 71-66 in a contest that coach Orlando Antigua said was going to be about simplicity. “Just […]

Zangari overwhelmed as Pirates’ Championship hopes are sunk

ORLANDO, Fla. – East Carolina forward Michael Zangari pulled off his Pirates uniform for the final time Thursday afternoon as his college team crashed out at the first hurdle of the American Athletic Conference (AAC) basketball championship playoffs. The senior’s 14 points and 10 rebounds were recorded in vain as South Florida triumphed 71-66 at […]

East Carolina struggles in absence of top scorer

ORLANDO, Fla. – East Carolina Pirates missed the outside shooting of starter Caleb White on Thursday, and it cost them. Without the team’s best three-point shooter, ECU went down  71-66 to the University of South Florida Bulls in the first round of the AAC Championship at the Amway Center. “We didn’t have Caleb tonight and […]

Cousins is the name, basketball is the game

ORLANDO, Fla – Jaleel Cousins,the younger brother of NBA superstar DeMarcus Cousins, understands the importance of making it for himself, without the help of his family name. The 22-year-old put up 7 points and 7 rebounds in only 15 minutes, as the University of South Florida managed their first post-season win in three years, beating […]

USF Bulls guard McMurray taking his game to the next level

ORLANDO, Fla. – If he can sustain his level of play, the sky is the limit for rookie basketball sensation Jahmal McMurray. McMurray, a native of Topkeka, Kan., has proven to be a revelation for the men’s program at USF. He has garnered numerous accolades during his freshman season, including a unanimous selection to the American […]

South Florida Bulls beat Pirates, advance to quarter-finals

The ninth-seeded University of South Florida Bulls upset East Carolina Panthers 71-66 in the opening game of the American Athletic Conference Championship at the Amway Center on Thursday afternoon. Angel Nunez scored19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Bulls advance to the quarter-finals. Chris Perry added 18 points, while Jahmal McMurray finished with […]