April 29, 1991 |
USC defeated California, 10-1, in baseball at Berkeley Sunday to clinch its first division title since 1978, when the Trojans won the Southern Division of the Pacific 8. It became the Pacific 10 the next year, when the Arizona schools joined the conference. USC went on in 1978 to win its 11th NCAA championship, which was the Trojans' sixth of the '70s.
May 15, 2004 |
One former Qwest Communications International Inc. executive will plead guilty to accounting fraud charges and another will be retried, government lawyers told a judge. The former mid-level executives were charged with conspiring to boost Qwest revenue by more than $33 million from a deal to wire Arizona schools to the Internet.
February 19, 2001 |
UCLA Coach Steve Lavin is getting all sorts of strokes these days. The latest come from guard Billy Knight, whose clutch play Saturday helped the Bruins avoid getting upset by Arizona State. "I really couldn't tell from Lavin that he had his job on the line because his composure was real smooth," Knight said. "The only time I knew his job was on the line was by reading all the newspapers and listening to TV. I don't know how he did it.
January 14, 1991 |
Rehema Stephens scored 25 points, Natalie Williams 23 and Nicole Anderson 22 as UCLA defeated Arizona, 115-102, in women's basketball Sunday at Tucson. The victory completed a road sweep of the Arizona schools for the Bruins. On Friday, UCLA defeated Arizona State, 81-68. The Bruins (7-6 overall, 2-1 in the Pacific 10 Conference) led, 79-53, with 13:58 remaining in the game, but the Wildcats rallied to cut the deficit to 107-102 with 2:25 left.
January 27, 2000 |
That target USC has put on its back by being the only undefeated Pacific 10 Conference team and owning a seven-game winning streak grew larger when the Trojans entered the Top 25 this week. But that doesn't mean USC will start acting like the conference's "glamour" team. "Arizona is still [ranked] higher than us, Stanford is still higher than us and UCLA is higher than us [in the USA Today/ESPN coaches poll]," Brian Scalabrine said.
January 11, 2000 |
USC got off to the start it had hoped for in Pac-10 play, winning its first two games. But the next five--against UCLA and the Arizona schools at home and the Oregon schools on the road--figure to have an impact the rest of the conference season. If the Trojans aren't playing their best ball, they can be pulled into the kind of losing streak--they lost six in a row--that wrecked last year's conference season. UCLA is more than an intra-city rival.