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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 […]

J.T. Terrell could be the Trojans’ missing piece


CBS Sports rolled out a college basketball preview Monday, featuring predictions for All-American finalists and Final Four contenders, along with a list of the top 100 players in the country. The Pac-12, despite being uncharacteristically weak last season, has a fair number of athletes who could end the season with some serious accolades. UCLA alone […]

Jovanovic joins Trojan basketball


Jovanovic can bring to the Trojans his wide array of post moves and a shooting touch vaguely reminiscent of Orlando Magic player and former Trojan star Nikola Vucevic, also an international recruit.

Without Jones, USC will still be relevant


When USC men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill was questioned about the possibility of losing guard Maurice Jones to injury or other circumstances prior to the start of the 2011-2012 season, he took on a near-apocalyptic tone. “Don’t come to the games,” O’Neill said at Pac-12 Media Day in 2011. “It’ll be ugly. Don’t show up. […]