USF Announces AAC Basketball Schedule

By on September 20, 2018

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TAMPA, FLA.  Second-year head coach Brian Gregory and the USF men’s basketball team finalized the 2018-19 schedule on Wednesday with the announcement of an 18-game American Athletic Conference schedule.

The Bulls will be featured on national television in all 18 games during conference play through the league’s partnership with ESPN and CBS Sports Network.

USF opens AAC play Jan. 2 on CBS Sports Network with a marquee matchup that pits the Bulls against UConn at 8:30 p.m. from the Yuengling Center. USF follows with a road trip to Tulsa on Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. before returning home for to host Tulane at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9.

The Bulls then begin a two-game road trip that will see USF travel to Temple on Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. and Cincinnati on Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. The schedule continues back inside the Yuengling Center on Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. for a meeting with Houston before USF hosts a primetime matchup with Wichita State Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. USF closes the month of January with a trip to Greenville, N.C., to face East Carolina on Jan. 26 at 4 p.m.

USF welcomes Memphis to the Yuengling Center on Feb. 2 at noon to open the month before heading back on the road for a Feb. 7 matchup at SMU. ECU makes its return to Tampa on Feb. 10 before the Bulls make the short trip up I-4 to face UCF in Orlando Feb. 13 at 7 p.m.

Temple makes the return trip to Tampa on Feb. 16 at 6 p.m., and USF faces Houston for the second time in a 6 p.m. road matchup with the Cougars. UCF then makes it way to Tampa Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. for a game that will be broadcast live on ESPN3.

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The final month of the season will feature USF at UConn on March 3 at noon and a trip to New Orleans, La., for a matchup against Tulane on March 6 at 8 p.m. The Bulls will cap the regular season on Senior Day March 10 at 4 p.m. against SMU on ESPNU.

The 2019 American Athletic Conference Championships are scheduled for March 14-17 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn.

USF opens the season Tuesday, Oct. 30 with an exhibition game against Tampa before beginning the regular season a week later on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. against Alabama A&M at the Yuengling Center.

Season ticket renewals for USF men’s basketball are now available by visiting USFBullsTix.com or Ticketmaster or calling 1-800-Go-Bulls.

USF American Athletic Conference Schedule

Date                            Opponent                               Location                                 TV
Wed., Jan. 2                vs. UConn                                Yuengling Center                     CBSSN
Sat., Jan. 5                  at Tulsa                                   Tulsa, Okla.                             ESPNU
Wed., Jan. 9                vs. Tulane                                Yuengling Center                     ESPN3
Sat., Jan. 12                at Temple                                Philadelphia, Pa.                      ESPNU
Tues., Jan. 15              at Cincinnati                             Cincinnati, Ohio                       ESPNEWS
Sat., Jan. 19                vs. Houston                             Yuengling Center                     ESPNU
Tues. Jan. 22               vs. Wichita State                      Yuengling Center                     CBSSN
Sat., Jan. 26                at ECU                                     Greenville, N.C.                       ESPNU
Sat., Feb. 2                  vs. Memphis                            Yuengling Center                     ESPN2/U
Thur., Feb. 7                at SMU                                    Dallas, Texas                           ESPN2/U
Sun., Feb. 10               ECU                                         Yuengling Center                     ESPN3
Wed., Feb. 13              at UCF                                     Orlando, Fla.                            ESPNEWS
Sat., Feb. 16                vs. Temple                               Yuengling Center                     ESPN2/U
Sat., Feb. 23                at Houston                               Houston, Texas                       ESPN2/U
Wed., Feb. 27              vs. UCF                                   Yuengling Center                     ESPN3
Sun., March 3              at UConn                                 Storrs, Conn.                           CBSSN
Wed., March 6             at Tulane                                 New Orleans, La.                     ESPN3
Sun., March 10            vs. SMU                                   Yuengling Center                     ESPNU

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