No. 20 USC opens Pac-12 play Wednesday against Utah

Junior guard Ethan Anderson brings up the ball during USC’s game against Dixie State Nov. 22. Anderson is averaging 7 points per game. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) USC’s undefeated men’s basketball team will open up its Pac-12 schedule Wednesday against Utah at Galen Center. Utah enters the game with a 5-1 record, with its only […]

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USC wins in early tournament

Junior forward Isaiah Mobley posted a season-high 18 points against San Diego State in the Paycom Wooden Legacy tournament final Friday. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) Before the Paycom Wooden Legacy tournament’s championship game tip off, chants for San Diego State blared throughout the Anaheim Convention Center.  Although USC handled its first opponent in the […]

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Pro Prose: The battle for the West is heating up

The Suns are on fire. The Warriors won’t stop winning. The two best teams in the NBA will put their win streaks on the line when they face off Tuesday in Phoenix.  Both teams have had exceptional starts to their seasons. The Suns have won their last 16 games after starting the season with a […]

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Money Talks: What do schools earn from participating in March Madness?

Although March is a few months away, the tip-off of the college basketball season has me excited again for one of the greatest postseason tournaments in sports.  Unlike its restrictive football counterpart, March Madness includes a wide array of teams in each conference. Nowhere else would I get to see teams like Oral Roberts and […]

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Skyler on Sports: Curry, USC basketball teams thrive early in their seasons

This week’s edition of “Skyler on Sports” is all about basketball. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors surpassed Ray Allen’s career mark in 3-pointers to officially end the debate of who is the greatest shooter of all time. Meanwhile, the men’s and women’s basketball teams at USC both opened their seasons hotter than ever, […]

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Top athletes across four sports commit to USC

Men’s basketball now has the No. 4 best 2022 recruiting class after receiving commitments from Vincent Iwuchukwu and Kijani Wright, two of the top-40 recruits in the nation. (Beth Mosch | Daily Trojan file photo) On National Signing Day, USC strengthened five of its teams after commitments from high school athletes across the country. The Trojans […]

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Men’s basketball travels to face Temple for first road trip

Junior guard Ethan Anderson holds the ball during USC’s 89-49 opening victory Tuesday against Cal State, Northridge. Anderson finished with 5 points, 2 assists and 3 rebounds in 19 minutes. (Talha Rafique | Daily Trojan) Men’s basketball will face Temple Saturday in its first away game of the season. After their dominant 40-point victory over Cal […]

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USC eyeing a strong start in opening matchups

Junior guard Kyra White led the Trojans in assists with 6 in her 15 minutes of play against Antelope Valley Saturday at the Galen Center. (Talha Rafique | Daily Trojan) New Head Coach Lindsay Gottlieb will make her USC debut Thursday against Hawaii in the season opener. Gottlieb worked as an assistant coach for the […]

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USC begins season with blowout win over CSUN

Junior forward Isaiah Mobley holds the follow through after attempting a shot during USC’s win against Cal State Northridge Tuesday. Mobley finished with 15 points. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) For the first time since Mar. 7, 2020, men’s basketball played in front of a home crowd Tuesday at Galen Center. USC defeated California State University, […]

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