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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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USC Basketball Roster 2008-09

With Nikola Vucevic and Leonard Washington coming to USC, that means the Trojans have reached the NCAA basketball scholarship limit for next season. Any additional signings would require a transfer or a player renouncing his scholarship. Here’s a class-by-class breakdown of the 13 scholarships and current walk-ons for 2008-09. SENIORS 1. RouSean Cromwell 2. Keith […]

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Grading The 2007 Hoops Class

From Rivals.com: 2. USC Star of the class: O.J. Mayo. After a much bally-hooed high school career that was played under the national microscope, the former five-star prospect moved from a small pond in Huntington, West Virginia to the bright lights of Los Angeles. He helped the Trojans return to the NCAA tournament and raised […]

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Why the Criticism Against Tim Floyd?

Lot of people are making a big deal out of the exhibition loss against Fresno Pacific, so I thought I’d give my thoughts on the topic: 1.  Why didn’t Coach Floyd play his starters? Well it’s obvious he didn’t start the starters because he wanted to give them much needed rest.  O.J. has been suffering […]

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Diarra Returns

Freshman center Mamadou Diarra said he will return to practice tomorrow, after being out several weeks with a hernia. Diarra said he’s lost 13 pounds since the surgery and down to 223.

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USA Today: Mayo Bringing a Positive Vibe to Southern Cal

(Image by Robert Hanashiro/USA Today) A 20-year-old that already has the media skills of a savvy veteran? “I’m just a ballplayer. Am I a competitive ballplayer? Yeah. Do I want to win? Do I really want to work harder than anyone? Yeah… I just have a God-given ability to play basketball, and I want to […]

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Diarra Update

USC freshman Mamadou Diarra said he met with a doctor today and will undergo surgery for a hernia next week.

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Looking Ahead… USC Basketball

O.J. Mayo (Image from USCtrojans.com) It’s been all football with the start of Fall camp this week. But USC sports fans will have something to look forward to (even after the football season). The Return of Taj: He was one of just five freshmen to record 11 or more double-doubles during the season, with two […]

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