In my world, I would have been a recruit

In middle school, I came home one evening in the midst of a chronic shoe phase, when, for strange, stupid reasons, most adolescent boys become enamored with $150 Nike sneakers. It was wintertime, and an EastBay catalogue had been delivered in that day’s mail, packaged between utility bills and awkward postcards from relatives whose names […]

USC men’s basketball team receives four letters of intent

Four high school seniors signed letters of intent Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA’s early signing period, to join the USC basketball team next year. Guards Maurice Jones and Bryce Jones (no relation) and forwards Curtis Washington and Garrett Jackson have all committed to play for the Trojans. Forward Dwayne Polee has verbally committed […]

Top recruit’s change of heart may open door for USC

Cassius Marsh, a highly touted defensive tackle from Oaks Christian High School, has decommitted from Cal. While Marsh was unwilling to provide a precise reason for this surprising decision, college football insiders speculate that Cal’s lackluster season thus far was a pivotal factor. Cal’s loss is potentially USC’s gain, although the Trojans will have to […]