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January 27, 2011
USC tonight AT ARIZONA STATE When: 5:30 p.m. PST. Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Ariz. On the air: Radio: 710. Records: USC 11-9, 3-4 in Pacific 10 Conference; Arizona State 9-10, 1-6. Update: USC has lost three of its last four games and five consecutive conference road games dating to last season. The teams split two games last season, but Arizona State has won four games in a row against USC in Tempe. ?Baxter Holmes
January 28, 2011
USC next at Arizona, Saturday, 4:30 p.m. PST. Prime Ticket ? USC lost in a double-overtime thriller in Tucson last season, and it returns to face the Wildcats, who feature three former USC commits in Derrick Williams, Solomon Hill and Lamont Jones. ? Baxter Holmes
December 30, 2010
USC next vs. Washington State, Friday at the Galen Center, 3 p.m. TV: FS West ? The Cougars finished last in the Pacific 10 Conference a season ago, but they still swept both games against USC. They've won 10 of their first 12 games behind the league's top scorer, junior guard Klay Thompson (22.3 points per game entering Wednesday). The Trojans are 4-11 in their last 15 games against WSU. ? Baxter Holmes
January 30, 2011
UCLA next vs. USC, Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion, 8 p.m., Fox Sports West ? The Bruins are trying to avoid a fifth consecutive loss in the crosstown rivalry, something that hasn't happened since USC won 42 games in a row against UCLA from 1932 to 1943. That was when the Bruins were coached by Wilbur Johns and Caddy Works and played games against Baxter Club Glendale and Universal Pictures. ?Ben Bolch
December 24, 2010
USC next vs. Washington, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Galen Center ? The Trojans open Pacific 10 Conference play against the team favored to win the league. The Huskies are led by junior guard Isaiah Thomas (15.8 points a game). USC won both meetings last season, including beating the Huskies by 26 points at home. ?Baxter Holmes
March 4, 2011
USC next at Washington, Saturday at Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle, 7:30 p.m. TV: Fox Sports Net ? USC's Pacific 10 Conference season is bookended by Washington, which beat the Trojans, 73-67, in overtime in Los Angeles in December. The Huskies are 13-1 at home entering Thursday. ? Baxter Holmes
October 29, 2011 | By Baxter Holmes, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
USC played No. 4 Stanford even. The Trojans forced the high-powered Cardinal into triple overtime and appeared on the verge of sending the game into a fourth extra period. That's when it all went bad for the Trojans. Stanford linebacker A.J. Tarpley recovered a fumble by USC running back Curtis McNeal in the end zone, sending the No. 20 Trojans to a 56-48 defeat before a stunned crowd of 93,607 Saturday at the Coliseum. Stanford stayed on track for a possible national title and improved to 8-0 overall and 6-0 in the Pacific 12 Conference.
May 24, 2013 | By Gary Klein
USC freshman Annie Park won the individual title and the Trojans won the team title with a record-setting performance Friday at the NCAA women's gold championships in Athens, Ga. Park, from Levittown, N.Y., shot a one-under-par 71 in the final round to finish 10 under, which put her six strokes ahead of Lindy Duncan of Duke for the tournament. USC finished at 19 under, outpacing second-place Duke by 21 strokes. The Trojans' score of 1,133 was 15 strokes fewer than the previous record set by UCLA in 2004.
November 11, 2010
Only in Hollywood could a screenwriter mine the rather unsexy topics of water and land rights in Southern California during the early 20th century and come up with one of the most beguiling, beautiful and arresting films of all time. Robert Towne, who wrote the screenplay for "Chinatown," screens the 1974 classic, which won the Academy Award for original screenplay. After the film, Towne will be joined by California historian Kevin Starr, and Mark J. Harris and Ted Braun, USC cinematic arts professors, to discuss the film's resonance with our sense of Los Angeles.
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