Dedmon declares for NBA Draft

The “Dunk City” era at USC will now have to begin with a new starting center. On Wednesday, junior 7-footer Dewayne Dedmon announced that he is leaving USC to declare for the NBA draft. “It’s just my time to chase my dream and go to the NBA,” Dedmon said in a statement released by […]

Taking a closer look at both basketball teams

The last few weeks brought a merciful end to a tumultuous period for both the men’s and women’s basketball teams. After the dismissal of former men’s head coach Kevin O’Neill and the resignation of women’s coach Michael Cooper, Athletic Director Pat Haden was hard at work, bringing in Florida Gulf Coast University’s Andy Enfield to […]

Monica adds to Vavic legacy

The daughter sat and listened to the father. This was May 2008 and Monica Vavic was in the lobby of a Northern California hotel near the Stanford University campus, the site where the USC women’s water polo team had fallen to heavily favored UCLA 6-3 in the NCAA championship game earlier that day. Her dad, […]