June 10, 2010 |
USC's athletics program has been punished six times by the NCAA for major infractions. Southern Methodist and Arizona State have faced major sanctions eight times, the most since the NCAA began tracking cases in 1953. Eight other schools have been punished seven times. A look at USC's five previous cases: 2001 — Tutors committed academic fraud by writing academic papers for football and women's swimming athletes. Penalties: two-year probation, scholarship reductions.
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.
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.
October 19, 2013 |
Down to its second-string quarterback for much of the second half, Notre Dame's defense rose to the occasion and shut out USC in the second half for a 14-10 victory over the Trojans on Saturday night in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame snapped a five-game losing streak against USC at Notre Dame Stadium and improved to 5-2 overall this season. The Fighting Irish have won three of their last four games against the Trojans, who fell to 4-3. USC had its chances. The Trojans had four consecutive possessions in the second half that started at their own 48 as well as Notre Dame's 33, 47 and 34. Still they came up empty.
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.
November 9, 2012 |
Nightmares aren't wiped out in 40 minutes. But you have to start somewhere to ease, if not erase, the memory of a school-record, 26-loss season. The USC men's basketball team took that initial step in the opener against overmatched Coppin State, winning, 87-73, on Friday night at Galen Center. Center Omar Oraby and guards Byron Wesley and J.T. Terrell combined for 50 points for the Trojans, and the 7-foot-2 Oraby, a transfer from Rice, immediately showed his ability. He had 16 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots.
February 1, 2011 |
USC-UCLA tonight When: 8 p.m. Where: Pauley Pavilion. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket. Radio: 570, 710. Records: UCLA 14-7 overall, 6-3 Pacific 10 Conference; USC 12-10, 4-5. Update: USC is bidding for its fifth consecutive victory in the crosstown rivalry, something that hasn't happened since the Trojans won 42 consecutive games against UCLA from 1932 to 1943. But USC has been a team on the decline since its 63-52 victory over the Bruins last month, losing four of six games to fall into a tie with Stanford for sixth place in the Pac-10.