USC hopes to establish its identity against Robert Morris and put last season’s early NIT exit behind them.
Men’s basketball’s newest recruits hope to help USC rebound from its NIT exit.
Four Trojans were expected to be potential selections in this year’s NBA Draft.
Young is now the fifth USC alumnus to win an NBA Championship, placing himself in the company of greats like Bill Sharman and Paul Westphal.
The program said in a press release that point guard Elijah Weaver, power forward J’Raan Brooks and shooting guard Kevin Porter chose USC as their home for the 2018-19 season.
The star junior forward will look to recover from a knee injury suffered in February.
The men’s basketball team falls out of the NIT following a 2018 season riddled with controversy and hardship.
The Trojans surrendered an early lead, and ended up losing 83-72 to the Bruins.
Senior point guard Jordan McLaughlin will try to lead the Trojans to a third consecutive NCAA Tournament.
The team is set to play UCLA on Saturday in a pivotal rematch at Galen Center.