Women’s basketball rides defense to 67-49 win over UC Riverside

After a strong 32-point victory in their season opener against Hawaii, the women’s basketball team looked to expand their strong start to the season against UC Riverside on Wednesday night. While the Trojans did defeat the Highlanders 67-49, it was not as easy of a victory as head coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke would have liked. “I […]

Women’s basketball blows out Hawaii in opener

On Friday night, the women’s basketball team opened up the 2016-2017 season with an impressive 76-44 win over Hawaii. The Trojans played efficiently in all aspects of the game recording, 12 steals and shooting 50 percent from the field. “I thought it was a good chance for us to get a lot of people playing,” head […]

Women of Troy end regular season with pair of home defeats

Despite riding the No. 9 team in the country tightly for most of Friday night, USC walked away from the weekend with two losses to Arizona State and Arizona.   Mistakes in the final minutes of the ASU game and a slow start against Arizona gave the Trojans a tough final weekend in the Galen Center. […]

Women of Troy dominated by Oregon State on the road

The USC women’s basketball team fell 76-52 to No. 7 Oregon State Friday night in Corvallis, Ore. as the Beavers used a combination of great defense and hot shooting to defeat the Trojans. USC (18-9, 6-9) was unable to muster up much offense against a tough defensive frontcourt anchored by senior Ruth Hamblin. Pac-12 leader Oregon State […]

Women of Troy hang on to defeat Cougars 64-62

The USC women’s basketball team edged past Washington State 64-62 Sunday night at the Galen Center to improve to 18-8 overall and 6-6 in Pac-12 Conference play.  With 19.2 seconds on the clock, junior Courtney Jaco spun the ball in her hands, toeing the free throw line. Leading Washington State by only three points, she had […]

Women of Troy fall in final seconds to Arizona State

The USC women’s basketball team fell 69-68 in the final seconds to Arizona State on the road Sunday as Temi Fagenble’s basket as at the buzzer was called off after the officials ruled time expired before she took the shot.  Arizona State’s Sophie Brunner hit a game-winning layup plus the foul with one second remaining to […]

Women of Troy falter at last-place Colorado

The Women of Troy were unable to muster a comeback Sunday on the road as Colorado recorded its first conference win of the season in a 66-63 nail-biter.   Colorado (6-15, 1-9) junior Haley Smith scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in the victory over USC (16-6, 4-6).  Freshman Kennedy Leonard scored 17 points, including […]

Women of Troy pull away in victory over Utes

Sadie Edwards was unstoppable today, making lay-ups, forcing turnovers, and hitting 3-pointers as the Women of Troy cruised to a 70-59 victory over host Utah on the road Friday night. The sophomore guard led all scorers with a season-high 24 points to go along with four steals and a pair of blocks. “I was just aggressive from […]

Women’s basketball looks to bounce back at home

After a disappointing pair of losses in Washington, the Women of Troy will look ahead to a defining weekend at home. A set of wins against formidable California teams has the potential to give USC a boost into the top half of the Pac-12 rankings.   The weekend starts off on Friday night with USC […]

Women’s basketball struggles in second half again in loss to Washington

After collapsing in the second half against Washington State in its previous matchup, No. 25 USC once again struggled in the second half in a 69-60 loss to Washington on the road. Coming off what was arguably their worst performance of the year, the Women of Troy (14-4, 2-4) faced another tough matchup against the […]