Through the first three contests of its 2017-18 season, the No. 10 men’s basketball team hasn’t always looked like the top-10 team it’s been projected to be this season. While the Trojans have gotten off to a 3-0 start this campaign, the manner in which two of the wins have come has been concerning. USC […]
No. 10 USC’s first road test of the year against Vanderbilt on Sunday was a gauntlet of lead changes, loud fans and senior leadership.
The fourth-ranked Trojans earned their second-straight conference championship.
The defending champions bowed out with a loss to the Bears in the second round.
“I don’t think any game is perfect, but our kids did what was needed to be done to win a hard-fought ball game,” head coach Clay Helton said.
The Trojans remained undefeated at home and secured the Victory Bell for a year, but they continued to show the same weaknesses they have fought since the first week of the season.
Follow along with our live blog as USC takes on UCLA in a rivalry match at the Coliseum.
Staff writer Keith Demolder recaps USC’s first two games of the season and looks ahead to thier big tilt against Vanderbilt on Sunday.
The Trojans finish off the regular season with a home game against the Bruins.
USC redshirt sophomore quarterback Sam Darnold and UCLA junior quarterback Josh Rosen are linked together – both now and likely during the course of their professional careers – because of proximity.