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
June 8, 2013 |
Ron Allice, USC's director of track and field for the last 19 years, announced his retirement. Allice guided USC's women to the 2001 NCAA title and coached men's and women's teams to a combined 25 top 10 finishes and 32 individual NCAA titles. USC's men's team finished fifth, and the women tied for 21st at the NCAA championships that concluded Saturday at Eugene, Ore. Bryshon Nellum won the 400-meter title and Reggie Wyatt won the 400 hurdles. Allice will remain at USC through June 30 to help coach USC athletes through the 2013 U.S. championships.
September 7, 2013 |
USC's streak of 15 consecutive wins in home openers is over. Washington State defeated the Trojans, 10-7, at the Coliseum in what was also a Pac-12 Conference opener. USC was held to less than 10 points for only the fourth time in 143 games. The Trojans' final five possessions ended this way: Blocked field goal, missed field goal, failed fourth-down play, punt, interception. USC (1-1) wasted a 150-yard rushing performance by tailback Tre Madden, who carried 32 times.
October 4, 2013 |
Uchenna Nwosu, a senior linebacker at Narbonne, has picked up a scholarship offer from USC. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound Nwosu was a backup to Keishawn Bierria on last year's City Section Division I championship team. He has become a standout for the Gauchos and has a 3.85 grade-point average. Eric.email@example.com
April 27, 2014 |
For the first time since 2005, USC won a three-game series over UCLA this past weekend, sweeping the three games. It gives the Trojans (24-17, 12-9) a nine-game winning streak. Leading the way have been a group of former Southland high school standouts. Jake Hernandez, a Los Osos grad, leads the Trojans in hitting with a .367 batting average. Freshman Jeremy Martinez (Mater Dei) is at .324, and Loyola grad Kevin Swick is at .321. Kyle Davis, a sophomore from Garden Grove Pacifica, has become the standout closer.
December 31, 2012 |
USC's final shot at making at least the score respectable ended on yet another poorly thrown Max Wittek pass and another nice play by Georgia Tech Quayshawn Nealy. The only difference this time was that instead of Wittek's pass hitting Nealy in the chest, the linebacker leaped up to tip the pass and Jamal Charles came up with the interception. Georgia Tech then ran out the clock for its 21-7 win, which ended a seven-game bowl losing streak. Wittek completed 14 of 37 passes for 107 yards and a touchdown with three interceptions.
February 18, 2011
USC next at Stanford, Saturday at Maples Pavilion in Palo Alto, Calif., 7:30 p.m., TV: FS West ? USC has lost its last eight games at Maples Pavilion, but beat the Cardinal in Los Angeles last month, 65-42. Stanford had lost six of nine entering Thursday's game against UCLA. Baxter Holmes
January 9, 2012
USC next vs. UCLA, Sunday at the Galen Center, 6 p.m. TV: Prime Ticket — The Trojans and Bruins split the series last season with each team winning at home, and the series is tied 11-11 in the last 10 seasons. USC has won four of the last five meetings.
November 21, 2013 |
USC guard J.T. Terrell has been declared academically ineligible. Terrell, a senior, started USC's season opener, a loss against Utah State, and scored a team-high 20 points. He did not start the Trojans' next two games, against Cal State Northridge and Northern Arizona, and did not play at all against Cal State Fullerton on Tuesday. Coach Andy Enfield had told reporters than Terrell was working to put his schoolwork in order. USC has won three consecutive games entering Thursday night's game against West Alabama at the Galen Center.
November 28, 2010
USC tonight at Texas Christian When: 5 p.m. PST. Where: Daniel-Meyer Coliseum, Fort Worth, Texas. On the air: Radio: 710. Records: USC 4-3, TCU 4-2. Record vs. opponent: First meeting. Update: USC's ends its season-opening stretch of eight games in 17 days, its longest such stretch since the 1983-84 season, at Fort Worth, Texas. The the Trojans aim to pick up their first road win at Texas Christian after blowing a 20-point lead in a 60-58 loss Saturday at Nebraska.