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Good News for Trojans

Two encouraging occurrences at Galen Center this afternoon. Here’s the first. Parents Weekend has generated an apparent sellout for winless Oregon State today. Guess it’s a double hit when Mom and Dad come to town. Instead of passing on the late afternoon game, the kids come to root for the Trojans because that’s what the […]

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Photos: Hoops vs. Oregon

<!–start image–><!– end image–>The Trojans took a step forward in the conference standings on Thursday with their come from behind victory against the Oregon Ducks. Sitting at 7-6 and No. 4 in the Pac-10, the Trojans are now sitting pretty for another NCAA tournament berth. TroyHoops.com was there taking these great photos from the Galen […]

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Oregon game crucial for tourney hopes

Regardless of the Pac-10’s strength this season, no team from the conference has ever made the tournament after finishing 9-9 in league play. The USC men’s basketball team might not know the statistic, but it is aware of its situation. Tonight’s game against Oregon at the Galen Center will play a large role in spelling […]

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Trojans look for win No. 2 over the Bruins

Round Two of the O.J. Mayo versus Kevin Love showdown is slated for Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Galen Center in what could be the last regular season meeting between the two freshman stars, since one or both players could leave for the NBA after the season. The Trojans (15-8, 6-5 Pac-10) and Mayo […]

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2008 Recruiting Dinner

The scene was on court at the Galen Center again, where a couple times Pete Carroll expressed his desire to see Tim Floyd’s bunch hand the Bruins another loss this year. Carroll said this class was about “bigs” not “flash” and he felt fortunate that the Trojans were in a position to play it this […]

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Marcus Johnson (ex-UConn) to Walk-On at USC

From FoxSports.com: I completely forgot to report that ex-UConn wing Marcus Johnson was in the USC offices last week when I was out at the Galen Center on Friday. Johnson will not be attending Oregon State and will instead walk-on and play for Tim Floyd and the Trojans. Marcus was a top 100 player coming […]

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News and Notes

Just a couple of brief things this morning. The Norm Chow to ucla talk is generating a lot of interest since Chow was fired by the Tennessee Titans yesterday. I am just not seeing it, s I said yesterday if Chow thought PC wasn’t giving enough credit when he is at SC what does he […]

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Preview: USC takes on Washington schools

<!–start image–><!– end image–>This weekend brings the state of Washington to the Galen Center as the #4 Washington State Cougars (13-0) and the Washington Huskies (9-5) descend upon Los Angeles to face USC in the Trojans’ conference-opening home stand. The Trojans are looking to get back on track after being swept in the Bay Area […]

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Pac-10 Home Opener Tonight

(Image from USCtrojans.com) Big, big, big, really, really, really big game tonight at the Galen Center at 8pm (and televised on FSN) as the Trojans look to upset the undefeated, #4 Washington State Cougars. USC vs. #4 Washington State – Game Preview [Conquest Chronicles]

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USC vs. #4 Washington State – Game Preview

USC (9-5) vs. #4 Washington State (13-0) – Game Preview When:  Thursday, Jan. 10th @ 8:00 PM (PST) Where:  Galen Center (Los Angeles, CA) Watch:  FSN West There seems to be a divide in predictions for this game; some believe Wazzu’s methodical half-court style will slowly but surely chip away at the young Trojans team, […]

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Nice view

One advantage of a USC home basketball game not being televised by ESPN or FSN: They can open the Galen Center shades. They did so tonight for the game with UC Riverside, and the view of downtown Los Angeles at sunset was pretty striking even with the reflection of the four-sided scoreboard against the glass. […]

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Trojan Hoops Photos

<!–start image–><!– end image–>After a difficult stretch against some of the top teams in the country the USC basketball team eased up a bit, facing Delaware State at home in the Galen Center. Sophomore sensation Taj Gibson had an extra spring in his step during the blowout win. TroyHoops.com took these action photos of the […]

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