Entries by Eric He

Women of Troy fall in final seconds to Arizona State

The USC women’s basketball team fell 69-68 in the final seconds to Arizona State on the road Sunday as Temi Fagenble’s basket as at the buzzer was called off after the officials ruled time expired before she took the shot.  Arizona State’s Sophie Brunner hit a game-winning layup plus the foul with one second remaining to […]

Keys to the game: Trojans look for more of the same against the Bruins

With resounding victories in back-to-back games against Washington State (9-12) and Washington (14-7), the Trojans are looking to close out their three-game homestand with a victory over crosstown rival UCLA. The win over Washington vaulted USC (17-5, 6-3) back into a tie for second place in the Pac-12 Conference, only one game back of Oregon. […]

Women of Troy falter at last-place Colorado

The Women of Troy were unable to muster a comeback Sunday on the road as Colorado recorded its first conference win of the season in a 66-63 nail-biter.   Colorado (6-15, 1-9) junior Haley Smith scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in the victory over USC (16-6, 4-6).  Freshman Kennedy Leonard scored 17 points, including […]

Trojans fall flat in fourth set in loss to Stanford

The USC Trojans fell to the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal in four sets (20-25, 25-19, 19-25, 8-25) at Galen Center Sunday night.  Despite battling and emerging victorious over Pepperdine last week, the Trojans (1-7, 1-5 MPSF) fell flat in the fourth set against the Cardinal (7-1, 5-1 MPSF), costing them a chance at another 5-set match. Sophomore opposite […]

Women of Troy pull away in victory over Utes

Sadie Edwards was unstoppable today, making lay-ups, forcing turnovers, and hitting 3-pointers as the Women of Troy cruised to a 70-59 victory over host Utah on the road Friday night. The sophomore guard led all scorers with a season-high 24 points to go along with four steals and a pair of blocks. “I was just aggressive from […]

Women’s basketball looks to bounce back at home

After a disappointing pair of losses in Washington, the Women of Troy will look ahead to a defining weekend at home. A set of wins against formidable California teams has the potential to give USC a boost into the top half of the Pac-12 rankings.   The weekend starts off on Friday night with USC […]

Women’s basketball struggles in second half again in loss to Washington

After collapsing in the second half against Washington State in its previous matchup, No. 25 USC once again struggled in the second half in a 69-60 loss to Washington on the road. Coming off what was arguably their worst performance of the year, the Women of Troy (14-4, 2-4) faced another tough matchup against the […]

No. 25 Women of Troy fall to Washington State

After breaking into the Top 25 rankings for the first time since March 2014, the Women of Troy suffered their third loss of the season in a 73-61 defeat to Washington State. With No. 25 USC (14-3, 2-3) missing starters Jordan Adams and Brianna Barrett, reigning Pac-12 Player of the Week Temi Fagbenle finished with 10 points […]