TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) - The University of South Florida has fired its men's basketball coach, Stan Heath.

Heath has coached at USF since 2007 and had four more years remaining on his contract.  He'll get a $1.5 million buyout of that contract, now.

The Bulls men's basketball team finished 12-20 this season, ending with a nine-game loosing streak.