In evaluating O’Neill, look past the 16 losses

Plain and simple, USC coach Kevin O’Neill has been one of the unluckiest coaches in college basketball over the past three years, since taking over at USC in June 2009. After winning the Diamond Head Classic and the first two games of Pac-10 play during his first season at USC, O’Neill’s squad was slapped with […]

Despite recent success, Trojan Basketball lacks answers

The USC men’s basketball team has enjoyed a fairly exciting run over the last five years. Outside of the 2009-2010 season, in which the team faced postseason ineligibility, the Trojans have managed to muscle their way to a berth in the NCAA tournament every season — and a spot in the Pac-10 title game three […]

Tough schedule to benefit Trojans

In typical Trojan fashion, the USC men’s basketball team begins its season Friday against CSU Northridge with little to no fanfare. You can thank the Trojans’ No. 18 football team for most of the distraction, as its 7-2 record and recent play have captured the attention of many more people than those residing between Adams […]

Vucevic proving doubters wrong

The “one more year” chants echoing throughout the Galen Center on Senior Night and the smile breaking across Nikola Vucevic’s face as he prepared himself at the foul line told me everything I needed to know. Vucevic leading the Trojans as a junior was merely a pleasant wish; his final home victory was the perfect […]