Articles By: Larry D. Lieberman

Bracket Breakdown: The Southeast

By: Dave Jarvis (RSE Hockey/Basketball Contributor) Southeast Region Preview This is probably the weakest region in the tournament this year. If you compare the top 4 seeds in this region to the teams occupying the same slot in the other brackets, the Southeast teams all rate lower on the power index. This could also be […]

Bracket Breakdown: The Southwest

By: Jack Spehn (RSE Basketball) If Ohio State is the top seed in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball championship tournament, then Kansas and its gaudy 32-2 tally has to be considered a close second. A juggernaut throughout the season, Bill Self’s squad is talented and deep with 6’10 junior forward and Wooden Award candidate   Marcus […]

Bracket Breakdown: The East

By: Larry D Lieberman (RSE Basketball) Each matchup has been broken down so participants who are submitting multiple brackets can mix and match selections in an effort to formulate at least one sheet with a chance to place high in their respective group’s standings. Round of 64: #1-Ohio State vs #16-UTSA/Alabama State: Ohio State wins […]

Tourney Treasure or Trash: ST. MARY’S

By: Jack Spehn (RSEN/West Coast College Basketball) Oh what might have been… Just a week ago, the little St. Mary’s College Gaels (23-7, 11-3) were on top of the basketball world, sporting a rare top 25 ranking and two-game lead over Gonzaga – the New York Yankees of the West Coast Conference. On the precipice […]

Bulls Dunk DePaul by 86-76

By: Larry D. Lieberman (RSE -USF Bulls Correspondent) Rosemont, Il. – (RSE) The South Florida Bulls made the most of their size advantage in winning for the first time on the road all season by a count of 86-76 against the DePaul Blue Demons on Saturday afternoon in Chicago at Allstate Arena. With Cleveland Melvin […]

Bolts Cool Down Devils, 2-1

By: Dave Jarvis (RSEN Hockey/”Inside Hockey”) Tampa, Fl. – (RSEN) The Tampa Bay Lightning (36-18-7) used a workman-like effort to cool off another hot team, as they beat the New Jersey Devils (26-31-4) Friday night at The St. Pete Times Forum by a score of 2-1. New Jersey came into the game riding an 8- […]

Pitt Bounces South Florida, 67-55

By: Larry D. Lieberman (RSE-USF Correspondent) Pittsburgh, Pa. – (RSE) Playing for the third straight time without junior guard Ashton Gibbs, who is their lone 3-point threat and leading scorer, the Pittsburgh Panthers (24-2, 12-1 Big East) knew that dominating the paint was plan A for victory procurement. And, fortunately for them, they came into […]

Notre Dame Carves up South Florida, 78-55

Larry D. Lieberman / (RSE)-USF Beat Contributor Tampa, Fl. – (RSE) If you’re a fan of Boston Celtics-style basketball from the early 80s built upon team chemistry, selflessness and precision passing, your sub-conscience is likely nagging you right now if you were not among the season-high Sun Dome crowd of 6,104 on the USF Tampa […]

Bulls Make Marquette Sweat in 59-58 Win

By: Larry D. Lieberman (RSE – USF Bulls Correspondent)  Tampa, Fl. – (RSE) It’s long been the conventional protocol of sports psychologists to ignore the little things which fall against your team and accept that losing a close contest signifies that your opponent was simply the better team that day. When the Packers beat the […]

Providence a Touch Too Much for Bulls by 68-63

Providence, R.I. (RSE) – With a nail gnawing 68-63 conquest on Wednesday evening, the Providence Friars continued to remind the South Florida Bulls that the margin for error in The Big East Conference is measured in inches rather than feet. Senior Marshon Brooks was the most dynamic player on the floor in posting 24 points […]