USF Women’s Basketball team heads to round 1 of the NCAA Tournament

March Madness has arrived in the city of Tampa. The University of South Florida’s Women’s Basketball Team is set to play in the NCAA Tournament. Our own USF Bulls will face off against the Miami Hurricanes on Friday, March 18, at 11:30am.

The USF Bulls Women’s Basketball program recently celebrated its 50th anniversary — and it represents a major milestone for the successful squad. This year’s trip to the tournament is the eighth in program history.

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USF earned the No. 9-Seed in the Greensboro Region, and will face eighth-seeded Miami (Fla.) in the first round at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C.

USF Women’s Basketball join March Madness

The USF/Miami winner will advance to the second round on Sunday, March 20, to face the first-round winner between No. 1-seed South Carolina and the winner of the play-in game between 16-seeds Howard and Incarnate Word.

Coach Jose Fernandez has helped the USF Bulls achieve greatness on the court. Elena Tsineke was named to the league’s first team while Bethy Mununga and Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu were tabbed second team all-conference selections. In addition, Tsineke and Mununga were selected to the American Athletic Conference all-tournament team.

The game will be broadcast live on ESPN2.

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