The Trojans take the floor for the first time under new coach Bob Cantu at the Galen Center.
It’s safe to say that, at this point in the season No. 18 USC was expected to be a major player in the Bowl Championship Series national championship race. And guess what? They are, still. Not in the way people expected the Trojans to be, though. Not an undefeated team on a collision course with […]
It’s been a couple of weeks since I could write that USC won, but Saturday’s 38-17 beatdown of Arizona State finally allows me to be optimistic. The Trojans now sit at 7-3 and can win the Pac-12 South with a victory against UCLA next weekend at the Rose Bowl. Yeah, USC put up 38 points. […]
After allowing 1,318 combined total yards to Oregon and Arizona, USC gives up just 250.
After falling behind 17-14, USC rattles off 24 unanswered points to beat Arizona State.
Monte Kiffin’s battered baseball cap titled over his brow as he glanced toward the ground. “It’s hard to talk about Oregon right now,” said the Trojans’ assistant head coach for defense when last week’s performance was brought up. Understandably, it was hard to talk about Oregon. Just seven days earlier, Kiffin’s defense had surrendered school […]
USC coach Lane Kiffin described it as continued “bad karma” in a week replete with controversy after a student manager was fired for deflating game balls during the first half of last Saturday’s defensive debacle against Oregon. Only 45 minutes before kickoff, sophomore wide receiver Marqise Lee entered Kiffin’s office with a swollen face after […]
The freshman tackle has started the past two games and the offense has improved since.
When Lane Kiffin took over as head coach of the Oakland Raiders in 2007, he was 31. One of the stars of his defensive unit, defensive tackle Warren Sapp, was more than two years his senior. Kiffin’s stint at Oakland was far from a success — the youngest head coach in NFL history crashed and […]
Following a 62-51 loss on Saturday to No. 3 Oregon, the USC Trojans have dropped to No. 19 in the most recent BCS standings. The Trojans fought hard in the highly anticipated Pac-12 showdown, but were simply unable to contain the highly explosive Oregon offensive attack, surrendering over 730 yards to the Ducks. For the […]