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Athletic director Lynn Swann speaks about corruption ring


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 […]

USC basketball: What went wrong against Providence

Eric He

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, […]

No. 23 Trojans fall at Arizona State in third straight road loss


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 […]

USC upsets No. 7 Arizona in four overtimes


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 […]

Wesley’s choice will haunt the Trojans


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 […]

Enfield trying to stir USC’s fanbase


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 […]

Howard granted immediate eligibility


Maryland transfer Pe’Shon Howard has officially been added to the 2013-2014 USC men’s basketball roster,  head coach Andy Enfield announced Monday. The senior point guard was given legislative relief waiver to return home to his hometown in order to be closer to his ailing grandmother. The 6’3, 190 pound guard adds a great amount of […]

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 […]