The men’s basketball team suffered its worst defeat in the Andy Enfield era, falling 96-61 to TCU at the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at Staples Center on Friday to drop to 5-4 on the season.
The final — Stanford 77, USC 76. And like that, USC had gone from jubilation to heartbreak, from big road conference win to another crushing defeat for a team needing to stockpile victories to save its NCAA Tournament hopes.
Athletic Director Lynn Swann addressed the arrest of USC men’s basketball associate head coach Tony Bland and the future of USC during a talk at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Wednesday night. Bland was arrested as part of a corruption ring along with three other NCAA assistant basketball coaches, according to federal papers […]
Bland is one of four college basketball assistant coaches arrested in a federal case that became public Tuesday.
When looking back at USC’s heartbreaking defeat to Providence in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday, you’ll likely think of the defensive lapse at the end when the Trojans left Providence sophomore forward Rodney Bullock wide open under the basket for a game-winning layup. But the contest was lost well before then, […]
The road woes continued for the No. 23 USC Trojans as they dropped their third consecutive road game, 74-67, to the Arizona State Sun Devils Friday night. The Trojans (18-6, 7-4) also dropped their eight straight game as a ranked team. Sophomore guard Tra Holder led the Sun Devils (14-11, 4-8) with 20 points, including a dagger 3-pointer […]
In what may be their most signature win in years, the USC Trojans upset the seventh-ranked Arizona Wildcats 103-101 in a quadruple-overtime affair at the Galen Center on Saturday night. Sophomore guard Elijah Stewart finished with a career-high 27 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 23 seconds remaining in the fourth overtime. On Arizona’s final […]
Seeking to start conference play 2-0 for the first time since 2010, the Trojans instead blew a 22-point second half lead and dropped an 87-85 heartbreaker on the road to the Washington Huskies on Sunday afternoon. Washington scored the final nine points of the game after USC took an 85-78 lead at the 2:12 mark on a layup […]
USC basketball fans would like to forget this past season, when the Trojans only won two conference games. But first-year head coach Andy Enfield and fans got even more bad news on Wednesday when junior forward Byron Wesley, the team’s leading scorer from last season, announced that he would transfer and use his final year […]
Though I can’t say this for a fact, I doubt I would need much more than my two hands to count the number of basketball games I have attended at the Galen Center during the past three seasons. I actually tried to go back through old schedules and figure it out, but the problem is […]