NEWS: Freshman forward Kitija Laksa (Riga, Latvia) was tabbed the American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week for the third consecutive week, the league announced Monday. Laksa is only the second student-athlete this season to receive the Freshman of the Week award three times this season.
RECAP: No. 19/17 USF's four-game winning streak came to an end with a 68-66 loss at Temple on Saturday in Philadelphia.
PREVIEW: The University of South Florida is in the midst of its longest win streak of the season, and looks to make it five straight wins at Temple Saturday afternoon. The Bulls, currently ranked second in league standings, will face the third ranked Owls at 2 p.m. in the Liacouras Center. The game will air on ESPN3.
RECAP: In front of a home crowd of over 2,000 fans, senior guard Courtney Williams left her mark on USF Athletics, reaching 2,000 career points.
PREVIEW: The University of South Florida women's basketball team has partnered with the Moffitt Cancer Cent to raise awareness for brain cancer and will honor the Moffitt Cancer Center's strides in finding a cure at Wednesday night's game. The No. 20/19 Bulls host Cincinnati in American Athletic Conference action at 7 p.m. in Sun Dome Arena.
NEWS:Rookie forward Kitija Laksa (Riga, Latvia) has been honored as the American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week, the league announced Monday. The selection is Laksa's second freshman honor, and third of the season. Laksa was named The American Player of the Week Jan. 11.
RECAP:Down two starters, head coach Jose Fernandez and his No. 20/18 Bulls knew Sunday's match-up would not be easy. In their second meeting this season, USF needed all 25 points of its six reserves to defeat SMU in Dallas.
PREVIEW: The No. 20/18 University of South Florida women's basketball team is on the road again for Sunday matinee at the Moody Coliseum. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. ET and will air on ESPNU.
NEWS: USF senior guard Courtney Williams (Folkston, Ga.) has been named to the Dawn Staley Award Mid-season Watch List as announced by the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia Thursday.
The one-two punch of senior Courtney Williams (Folkston, Ga.) and freshman Kitija Laksa (Riga, Latvia) continued to knock out opponents Wednesday night as once again the duo proved unstoppable in the Bulls 73-49 win over Houston in American Athletic Conference action. The pair combined for 40 points, shooting 50 percent from the field and helped the Bulls advance to 11-1 at home.
PREVIEW: No. 20/18 USF returns to the Sun Dome to host Houston on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
NEWS: Freshman forward Kitija Laksa (Riga, Latvia) was tabbed the American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week the league announced Monday, just two weeks after being named USBWA National Freshman of the Week.