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The Skinny: Trojans Are Playing For A Holiday

For the first time since 2001, the Trojans are not playing its last regular season game for the right to go to a BCS bowl. A Trojan win over Arizona in the Coliseum on Saturday puts them in the Holiday Bowl, most likely against Nebraska. A loss and they fall from a tie for 2nd […]

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O’Neill Press Conference

Here’s the quotes from USC basketball coach Kevin O’Neill. USC men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill On practice starting on Friday…: It will be my first time on the court with them as a team, per se. I’ve been on the court with them doing a lot of individual work. They’ve worked hard in the weight […]

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Examining the Fallout from the USC Basketball Apocalypse

A look at something a bit different in the midst of all the preseason and training camp hoopla from Football Regardless of how anyone feels about Tim Floyd, his 4 year tenure at USC was one of the most sucessful in the history of SC hoops. The three conecutive NCAA tournament sppearances had never been […]

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New direction for USC hoops

<!–start image–><!– end image–>With the hiring of Kevin O’Neil, the USC basketball program is now heading in a different direction. Emily Nerland and Michelle Phalen caught up with O’Neil as well as Leonard Washington and Marcus Simmons to get their thoughts on how to get Trojan hoops back on trac

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Basketball Lineup

OK, here’s another lineup projection now that Marcus Johnson is gone. We’ll leave Derrick Williams and Lamont Jones in even though Tim Floyd said this week USC might lose both. Forward: Leonard Washington Forward: Nicola Vucevic Center: Alex Stepheson Guard: Dwight Lewis Guard: Lamont Jones Reserves Guards: Marcus Simmons, Mike Gerrity, Romeo Miller, Donte Smith […]

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Gibson Improves

Forward Taj Gibson’s lungs cleared up today although he is still not 100 percent recovered from pneumonia. Gibson said he will play against Stanford, however. Guard Daniel Hackett sat out parts of practice and is suffering flu-like symptoms but is expected to play. Forward Leonard Washington’s sprained ankle remains an issue but he practiced and […]

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Puerto Rico Rip Off

The #19 USC mens’ basketball team suffered their first loss at the hands of Seton Hall, 63-61, in the Puerto Rico Tip Off. Despite the Trojans leading 48-23 at the half, the Seton Hall Pirates managed to outplay USC in the second, retaking the lead with 7:43, and then again with 1:42 left on the […]

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Running Game Diary: Trojans and Pirates in Puerto Rico

Before I begin today’s Running Game Diary, I can’t help but feel like something’s missing. And if you’re a USC fan who’s been following the news lately, you’re probably feeling the same way. Alex Stepheson, the 6’9” forward transfer from UNC was denied a transfer waiver by the NCAA on Wednesday, preventing him from playing […]

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