NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 08: Ron Anderson Jr. #1, Jawanza Poland #5 and Shaun Noriega #22 of the South Florida Bulls celebrate after defeathing the Villanova Wildcats during the first round of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
There's a ton of stuff to get to this week. Couple of sports are starting up their spring campaigns and baseball begins their Quest For Omaha this weekend. One can only hope it goes as well as #TheQuestFor16. Let's see what's happening at Fowler Avenue this week.
HOME: Villanova on Wednesday, February 16 at 7:00 PM at the Tampa Bay Times Forum
AWAY: Pittsburgh on Sunday, February 19 at 7:00 PM at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, PA
You guys should really go to the game Wednesday. Seriously. Go. Especially you students. They're feeding you and giving you...wait this probably deserves its own post.
AWAY: Marquette on Tuesday, February 14 at 7:00 PM at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI
HOME: Pittsburgh on Saturday, February 18 at 7:00 PM at the Upper Gym, Campus Recreation Center
Jose and the women's team are 13-13 and trying to complete their own #QuestFor16 and earn a postseason bid. They have two really good chances this week against Marquette and Pitt, and a sweep would be perfect with only 4 regular season games to go.
TOURNEY: Ohio State on Friday, February 17 at 10:00 AM at the Walter Fuller Complex in St. Petersburg, FL
TOURNEY: Michigan State on Saturday, February 18 at 1:00 PM at Jack Russel Stadium in Clearwater, FL
TOURNEY: Minnesota on Sunday, February 19 at 1:00 PM at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, FL
Coach Prado and the baseball team begins their campaign across the bay as they participate in the Big East/Big Ten Baseball Challenge. Full schedule is here if you want to catch a couple of other games.
HOME: Drake on Friday, February 17 at 4:45 PM at the USF Softball Stadium
HOME: Wisconsin on Saturday, February 18 at 3:45 PM at the USF Softball Stadium
HOME: Arkansas on Saturday, February 18 at 6:00 PM at the USF Softball Stadium
HOME: Georgia Southern on Sunday, February 19 at 12:30 PM at the USF Softball Stadium
Another weekend, another tournament that USF is hosting. This time its the USF Invitational and once again there's a couple of quality opponents for Coach Eriksen's team.
AWAY: Miami on Saturday, February 18 at 12:00 PM in Miami, FL
The men's tennis team heads back down to Miami to face the Hurricanes in a single meet this Saturday.
AWAY: North Carolina State on Friday, February 17 at 4:00 PM in Raleigh, NC
AWAY: Wake Forest on Sunday, February 19 Time TBA in Winston Salem, NC
The women's tennis heads up to the Triangle for a couple of away matches this weekend.
AWAY: The Match Play from February 12-14 in Orlando, FL
The men's golf team looks to build off of their strong fall season as they head up I-4 to take part in The Match Play.
AWAY: UCF Challenge from February 12-14 in Orlando, FL
Like the men's team, the women's golf team head to Orlando to take part in the UCF Challenge.
Track & Field:
AWAY: Big East Invitational from February 18-19 in New York, NY
The track team look to take on the rest of the conference in this Big East Indoor Championships. Look for football players Lindsey Lamar, Kayvon Webster, and Derrick Hopkins to do well in the sprints.
HOME: USF Women's Intersectionals From February 18-19 in St. Petersburg, FL
I'd say head over across the bay to watch it, but I really don't know if you can see anything when they are out there in the bay.