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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 […]

Terrell named to top 100 players list


USC junior guard J.T. Terrell was named No. 98 on CBS Sports’ list of the top 100 NCAA basketball players on Monday. Terrell, who was recruited to Wake Forest as a freshman, joins this year’s squad as a transfer in an effort to improve on last year’s 6-26 record. Terrell most recently played for Peninsula […]

Trojans sign Brendyn Taylor as third member of the 2012 recruiting class


The USC men’s basketball team officially announced the signing of guard Brendyn Taylor on Wednesday, marking the third member of the Trojans’ 2012 incoming recruiting class. Taylor, Los Angeles native, averaged 18 points, five rebounds and 3.5 assists, while leading Fairfax High School to a 20-10 record last season. He is ranked as the No. […]

Kevin O’Neill faces new questions


USC athletic director Pat Haden’s rationale for retaining men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill, despite a 6-26 record last season, has always been simple: His players go to class, graduate and keep their noses clean. For months, he has reiterated as much. “He graduates kids, and the kids don’t get into trouble,” Haden told the Los […]

Police confirm arrest of junior forward Ari Stewart for marijuana possession


USC junior forward Ari Stewart was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia last month in Maricopa County, Arizona State University Police Department spokesman Jim Hardina confirmed to the Daily Trojan Friday morning. Stewart, 21, was arrested by ASU police on Feb. 24 at 8:40 p.m. MST and released by the Maricopa County’s Sheriff’s Office the […]