Headlines

USC Sweeps Arizona, Then Eliminates Themselves From Playoffs

Today should be a day to celebrate SC hoops for being the surprise story of the Pac-10, winning eight straight games and sweeping the Arizona schools to go 10-4 overall and 2-0 in the Pac-10. Instead, news came out yesterday that after an internal investigation the school has decided to impose sanctions on the USC […]

Read more
Headlines, Sport

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 […]

Read more
Sport

O’Neill v. Floyd

USC basketball coach Kevin O’Neill compared himself to former coach Tim Floyd today. “I’m a different guy than Tim (Floyd). These guys will tell you that. I’m a little bit of a different guy than a lot of people. My wife will tell you that.”

Read more
Sport

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 […]

Read more
Sport

Working . . . Hard

From the beginning, I’ve championed Kevin O’Neill for his work ethic. Now maybe those two commitments he got today would have come if Tim Floyd was the coach or maybe one of them wasn’t that highly touted. But the fact is he’s secured two commitments in his first couple days of recruiting, so he’s working […]

Read more
Headlines

Polee-s Hang On!

When Tim Floyd stepped down as the head coach of the USC men’s basketball team amid another pay-to-player scandal, he didn’t just leave a vacant position, he left a black hole. Hackett and DeRozan were always expected to go. Taj Gibson was already flirting on the edge of the precipice, and it sucked him right […]

Read more
Sport

Possible Changes

Although new USC basketball coach Kevin O’Neill said he will bring back Tim Floyd’s assistant coaches, that does not mean everyone else on the basketball staff will return. “Some things could change,” O’Neill said.

Read more
Headlines

Kevin O’neill’s Wife Roberta

(Photo by Francisco Medina / Tucson Citizen) Was at an alumni event in Long Beach tonight. Kevin O’neill spoke briefly. He is a lot younger looking in person. And his wife is “quite attractive” to quote Jim Alexander and a bunch of the others in attendance; however, we missed an opportune in person viewing due […]

Read more
Sport

Search Update

With Jeff Van Gundy out of the picture and Reggie Theus scheduled to interview for the basketball position today, there will be a lot of focus on the former Sacramento Kings coach. He was mentioned to us as soon as Tim Floyd resigned as a candidate. But it is important to note it is still […]

Read more