One of the teams to barely miss out on the NCAA tournament field, the USF women are making the most of their alternative.
The Bulls have won four games to advance to the semifinals of the Women's NIT and on Monday learned they will host the contest. American Athletic Conference rival Rutgers will visit the Sun Dome Wednesday in a 7 p.m. tipoff.
USF hosted and easily won its first two games but then needed a miraculous buzzer-beating three by Courtney Williams to win at Mississippi State.
Here's video of Williams' dramatic game winner from Sunday courtesy of the USF Athletic Department: