Despite the ruling, USC athletic director Pat Haden is still 'gravely disappointed' in the NCAA's decision.
USC will again be ineligible for postseason play in 2011.
DeMar DeRozan, Taj Gibson and O.J. Mayo will all partake in activities during the NBA’s All-Star Weekend.
An internal investigation revealed improper contact between former USC point guard OJ Mayo and USC booster Rodney Guillory during the 2007-2008 season, violating NCAA rules.