St. Petersburg’s Tropicana Field will host the 93rd annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, January 20th.  The game, which is a partnership with the NFL, features 100 top draft prospects each year.  Last year, 90 East-West Shrine Game players signed contracts with NFL teams.

The USF men’s basketball team brings their losing streak to five games after losing to #14 Cincinnati, 78-55 on Saturday night.  The Bulls played a close first half before getting blown out in the second.


After being outclassed by the UConn Huskies in their last outing, the #24 USF women’s basketball team has returned to their winning ways, beating the Temple Owls, 89-73.

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The #1 UConn Huskies women's basketball team rolls the USF Bulls, 100-49 in front of a USF women's record crowd of 6,659. 

The USF Bulls men’s basketball team dropped their third straight game since beginning conference play, falling to ECU, 67-65.  The Bulls had opportunities at the end of the game to tie or win it out right, but missed two shots in the final 15 seconds in the loss.

The Houston Cougars men's basketball team wins big over the USF Bulls, 79-60, in a game that seemed like it was over as soon as it started. 

The University of South Florida has won their second consecutive Birmingham Bowl after defeating the Texas Tech Red Raiders, 38-34.  The two teams battled to an exciting finish, with the final score coming with less than a minute on the clock. 

Welcome to your final official unofficial gameday chat of the 2017 football season as the USF Bulls play host to the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the 2017 Birmingham Bowl.  Field conditions are wet, but temps are mild in the mid-60s.  A monsoon blew through about a 10:30 CST, but it is looking a little drier now.  As always, cheers and jeers are welcome here!  Stay tuned here or follow on Twitter @USFBlogDotCom for game updates.

Preview:              Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. #23 / 24 USF Bulls
Who:                    Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. #23 / 24 USF Bulls
What:                   Birmingham Bowl
When:                  Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
Where:                 Legion Field, Birmingham Alabama
Why:                    Postseason Bowl Game

The University of South Florida football team took advantage of the first-ever early signing day for football recruits on Wednesday. USF signed a total of 17 recruits, all but three of which were 3-star composite rated by 247 Sports. Of those three receiving 2 stars, one is a junior college punter.

The USF men’s basketball team held on against a late charging Charlotte 49ers team to win 78-76 at the Sun Dome on Thursday night. 

The USF men’s basketball coach has put together first pair of wins in their past six games, easily handling Northern Arizona, 70-56.