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  1. Hope all is well with you, Sheriff! GO BULLS!!!
  2. Any Buzz on Campus?

    I have all you guys beat. I'm an old fart. I moved into Eta room 209 in September 1969 for my freshman year from New Rochelle, New York. The men's basketball team did not start to play until November 1970 with an all freshman team. The team played only junior colleges and junior varsity teams from UF and FSU. We could only dream about a Brahman football team. Most USF students were Gator football fans I would love to be a USF student now with us having a top 25 football team. GO BULLS!!!
  3. Baseball Vacancy

    Wow, that was a very quick hire by Mark Harlan! I'm sure Mr. Harlan had to hire Billy Mohl quickly before he was off to South Carolina with Kingston. Seems like a very good choice. I'm getting tired of USF being a stepping stone school. It would be nice if USF was a destination school. I guess this will remain true until we join a Power 5 conference. GO BULLS!!!
  4. USF Love in Virginia Beach

    I was recently at Pittsburgh airport wearing a green USF t-shirt. As i walked around the airport, a guy shouted "Go Bulls." In 1974 when I graduated from South Florida, very few people outside of Florida knew of our school. It's awesome that USF is so well known now all around the country! That's what college sports does for a university.
  5. Get it on your calendar...

    April 10 is the first night of Passover. Unfortunately, not a good night for some of us to attend this function.
  6. Head Coach Basketball

    Brian Gregory may well turn out to be a terrific coach for our basketbull team. Of course, we all hope so! However, I wish Harlan had not pulled the trigger so fast and waited a few more days to see what coaches would be fired elsewhere. I really would have liked to have a chance at hiring Tom Crean or Lorenzo Romar (unlikely as that may have been). Looks like Steve Alford may go home to his alma mater and coach Indiana University.
  7. 75-76 basketbulls 19-8 record

    Thanks, Brad. I may not remember anything from my USF math education classes but I do have a pretty terrific memory of my days working with the mens basketbull team.
  8. 75-76 basketbulls 19-8 record

    The Auburn loss at home (Curtis Hixon Hall) in 1975 was a devastating loss. One of their guys hit a shot at the buzzer to win the game for them. There was no three point shot back then. Steve Mazza and I were the team managers and I was also a statistician for that team. Just a great starting five! Guard Doug Aplin was a terrific sharp shooter. If I remember correctly, Aplin scored 41 points again FTU (Florida Tech) at home. That was a team individual scoring record at the time. That school was not yet re-named UCF. The previous year our head coach, Bill Gibson, died of a heart attack in July and Chip Connor was then named our head coach. He had been Bill Gibson's lead assistant. Both Bill Gibson and Chip Connor had come to USF basketbull from the University of Virginia in 1974. Gibson had been named ACC coach of the year a few years earlier and he completely turned around our basketbull program in the one year he was head coach. I believe we were 15-13 in his one year as coach after the previous coach led our team to a record of several games below .500. Coach Gibson was such a nice guy and a super coach. He died young, only in his fifties.
  9. Head Coach Basketball

    I doubt Seth has any interest in returning to USF. I imagine he is very well paid by ESPN. Very unlikely we are interested in Seth. I like Stan Heath but he will not be rehired here. I'm not keen on Murry Bartow. I hope we hire Anthony Grant.
  10. WBB Inaugural Team 1972-73

    Yes, charsibb, I certainly am ANCIENT. My freshman year, 1969-70, soccer was our biggest sport. Homecoming weekend centered on a soccer game. Few people outside of the Tampa area heard of the University of South Florida. I'm amazed that wherever I go now and I am wearing a USF shirt or hat, people say "go Bulls to me". I love the fact that people know of our school because of our athletic teams. GO BULLS!!!
  11. WBB Inaugural Team 1972-73

    Yes, Charsibb, Steve Mazza, and I were two student managers of the Golden Brahman's men's basketbull team. We worked together in the 1975-76 season. Lots of fun and wonderful memories! The Sun Dome was only a dream back then. I was also the student manager of the first Golden Brahman's men's basketbull team in 1971-72.
  12. WBB Inaugural Team 1972-73

    I was the student equipment manager for the Brahman's men's basketbull team. When our practices ended about 5:30 each afternoon in the gym, the girls team entered the gym to practice. The girls played their home games in the gym. We played our home games at Curtis Hixon Hall in downtown Tampa, the armory in Tampa and even at the Bayfront Center in St. Petersburg. That was a long time ago
  13. Basketball Coaching Search

    Steve Mazza, maybe Doug Aplin can be Chip Connor's head assistant coach. Phil Shelp (remember him Steve ?) could also be an assistant coach
  14. The entire offensive staff needs to be brought back

    I will not be upset at all if none of the defensive coaches are retained. I hope TJ Weist will be named the offensive coordinator and that all (if not most) of the offensive staff returns. But of course, Coach Strong will bring in many of his assistants from Texas.
  15. 412 Yards

    Rex Havoc, your posts have been 100% correct regarding the game against Navy! You are very astute!