April 12, 1985
Senior forward Wayne Carlander, the Pacific 10 Player of the Year, was named USC's Most Valuable Player for the second straight season Thursday night at the Trojans' basketball awards banquet at the Biltmore Hotel. Carlander also won the 110% Effort Award and was named co-captain of the team along with Ron Holmes. Derrick Dowell was named Most Inspirational Player, Larry Friend the Best Defensive Player.
March 7, 1985 |
USC forward Wayne Carlander, the Pacific 10 Player of the Year, and Oregon State forward A.C. Green, last year's Player of the Year, Wednesday were named to the nine-man all-conference team. Also named to the squad were: Washington forward Detlef Schrempf; Arizona forwards Pete Williams and Eddie Smith; Oregon center Blair Rasmussen; Washington center Christian Welp; UCLA guard Nigel Miguel; and Washington State guard Keith Morrison.
March 6, 1985
Wayne Carlander, USC's all-time scoring leader, has been named Player of the Year, and Stan Morrison of USC has been named Coach of the Year, Pacific 10 Executive Director Tom Hansen announced Tuesday. The 6-6, 220-pound senior from Huntington Beach leads the Trojans in scoring with a 16.3 average and is second in rebounding (7.1).
March 2, 1985 |
Friday afternoon, the day after the Trojans' new Basketball Game of the Decade(s), two USC volleyball players strolled through Pauley Pavilion, getting ready for a tournament there. "Scene of the crime," said one, looking around, smiling. "Scene of the crime." UCLA Coach Walt Hazzard had already taken the precaution of ejecting every other Trojan volleyball player he'd found in his gym, reminding them this was a closed practice.
February 13, 1985 |
In the mail this week, winging nationwide to hundreds of voters for All-American basketball teams, is a poster featuring several men who work on the USC campus. The poster is headlined "USC's Skilled Labor." Posed in front of the statue of Tommy Trojan are a forklift operator, a groundskeeper, a carpenter, a painter, a statue cleaner and Wayne Carlander. Wayne Carlander is one of the most efficient workers in the campus' lunch-pail brigade.
January 17, 1985
Four of the five teams that are tied for second place in the Pacific 10 will meet tonight as UCLA faces Arizona State in Tempe at 7 and USC takes on Arizona in Tucson at 7:30. Oregon State leads the conference with a 3-0 mark. UCLA, USC, Arizona, Arizona State and Washington are all 2-1. The Bruins (5-6) have won two straight and are coming off their first victory over a team with a winning record (Washington State). However, UCLA has yet to win on the road this season.