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J.T. Terrell ruled academically ineligible


The USC men’s basketball team took a big blow Thursday night before their game against West Alabama when senior guard J.T. Terrell was declared academically ineligible for the remainder of the semester. Terrell started the Trojans’ season opener on the road against Utah State, but came off the bench for the team’s next two games and didn’t […]

Enfield turning cynics into believers


In the midst of all the excitement surrounding the hiring of USC men’s basketball coach Andy Enfield, I remained a bit wary. As the old saying goes, fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me. This time I wanted to remain impervious to the standard optimism associated with a new hire, […]

Fontan, Wise named MVPs


Seniors Jio Fontan and Eric Wise were named team MVPs following the USC men’s basketball team’s annual end-of-season awards banquet held Tuesday night. Wise, a 6-foot-6 forward, led the Trojans in scoring, averaging 11.9 points per game in his lone season with the program after transferring from UC Irvine following his junior season with the Anteaters. He […]

Enfield was solid hire, but Hopkins is better


Like plenty of other college basketball fans who picked Georgetown to advance deep into the NCAA tournament, I quickly familiarized myself with Florida Gulf Coast University and its head coach, Andy Enfield. The FGCU Eagles disposed of the second-seeded Hoyas in surprisingly dominant fashion, then took down San Diego State (a team that beat USC […]

What if USC made it to March Madness?


What if USC had made the NCAA tournament? A silly hypothetical, I know. The Trojans were nowhere near qualified enough to make it to March Madness. They were an average basketball team at best, with an interim coach at the helm to boot. But it’s the last week of March — we have Cinderella teams […]