USF waited all of Tuesday to play its Big East tournament opener. The Bulls, who were slated to play in Tuesday night’s final first-round game at 8 p.m., will have to wait one more day.

USF’s matchup with No. 7 seed Pittsburgh was postponed Tuesday night due to inclement weather, forcing a reschedule at Bright House Fields in Clearwater at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

At around 8:30 p.m. — just after game three of the tournament between Connecticut and West Virginia finished — winds and rain increased, causing the grounds to immediately roll the tarp on the infield.

The game was initially delayed, then called off after conditions failed to get better.

UConn defeated West Virginia 6-1, sealing a place in Wednesday’s winner’s bracket game at 10 p.m. The winner of USF and Pittsburgh will meet the Huskies. The loser will play at 7 p.m.

USF ace Randy Fontanez is scheduled to start for the Bulls. Fontanez, who was named first-team All-Big East this week, enters with a 3.16 ERA and a team-leading five complete games.

We’ll be on tomorrow morning to continue the live blog.