Record: 26-7, 15-3 American
Coach: Jose Fernandez (260-215 in 15 seasons)
How they qualified: At-large bid
Last tournament appearance: 2013 (lost in second round to Cal)
Players to know: Jr. G Courtney Williams (20.2 ppg, 7.4 rpg), Jr. F Alisia Jenkins (12.9 ppg, 11.6 rpg), Fr. F Laura Ferreira (7.8 ppg, 4.5 rpg)
Best victory: USF 59, Chattanooga 57 (Nov. 16)
Worst loss: St. John’s 55, USF 52 (Dec. 7)
Scouting report: The Bulls posted the best regular season (24-6) and highest NCAA tournament seed in program history. ... Finished No. 26 in RPI. ... Three of USF’s losses were to No. 1 overall seed UConn. ... Williams ranks 24th nationally in scoring; Jenkins ranks 11th nationally in rebounding. ... USF won 13 games against teams ranked 189th or lower in RPI.