Posts

In Fontan, Trojans have true leader


Before Saturday’s game against Arizona State, USC’s men’s basketball team will honor its five seniors before their final home game of their Trojan careers. Five names will be called, but the day will really belong to one player in particular. Senior point guard Jio Fontan knows plenty about the highs and lows of Division I […]

Basketball team has room for progress


In the minutes prior to tipoff between the USC men’s basketball team and UCLA on Sunday afternoon, the Galen Center video board flashed a montage of highlights from the Trojans’ upset win over the Bruins on Jan. 30. It showed flashy dunks and some last-minute free throws, preserving the victory in the minds of fans. […]

Trojans squeak out fourth straight victory


This one had all the signs of a crushing Trojan loss. USC blew a six-point lead in the final two minutes, traveled and bricked two free throws in the final 30 seconds. The Trojans gave the Stanford Cardinal the final possession with a chance to win a game they had never trailed in the second […]

Trojans hold off late run by Cougars


In the words of USC coach Bob Cantu, the Trojans “stayed the course.” After an offensive vacuum sucked up both teams’ productivity midway through the second half, the Trojans (10-13, 5-5 in Pac-12 play) capitalized on their opportunities down the stretch and hit a wave of late free throws to pull away for a 72-68 […]