Road to March Madness: College basketball offseason already proving unpredictable

Junior forward Max Agbonkpolo announced his transfer to Wyoming April 9. He averaged 7.7 points and 3.5 rebounds per game this season for USC. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) After a tumultuous postseason, college basketball teams are evaluating where they stand and what they hope to gain from the transfer portal. Around the nation, teams […]

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Jovan Vavic is found guilty in Varsity Blues case

Former USC water polo Head Coach Jovan Vavic was found guilty by a federal jury in Boston. His charges include conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery.  Prosecutors said Vavic received around $250,000 in bribes for accepting under qualified recruits into the water polo program.  Vavic led the […]

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Road to March Madness: This year’s NCAA Tournament had shocking storylines

This year’s college basketball postseason definitely earned its nickname. The “madness” of this year’s competition was in rare company. From the miraculous Cinderella run by No. 15 St. Peter’s into the sweet 16 to No. 1 Baylor and No. 2 Auburn’s early exits, this year’s results busted most brackets open in just the first weekend. […]

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Road to March Madness: Miami stops the Trojans’ postseason run before it started

March Madness has taken many victims this year. Teams such as Auburn, Kentucky and Baylor, who all had a great shot to win the entire tournament, saw their hopes crushed by lower seeds.  USC’s exit, while far less dramatic, likely marks the end of the Mobley era for Trojan basketball.  I would love to say […]

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Road to March Madness: For now, men’s basketball is in a good spot going into March

The Trojans hosted UCLA at Galen Center Feb. 12, where a record number of students attended the game to watch USC defeat its rivals in a tightly-contested 67-64 win. (Talha Rafique | Daily Trojan) The last month of Trojan basketball has been one for the books. After starting the year off on a cold streak, […]

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Road to March Madness: Men’s basketball has two huge games on the horizon

As February arrives, we are only six weeks away from the greatest postseason tradition in sports. Welcome to the first week of “Road to March Madness.” When Evan Mobley left last season for the NBA draft, I did not imagine the potential that this year’s USC team has shown in the last two months. The […]

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USC completes 2022 football coaching staff

Head Coach Lincoln Riley brought some of his staff at Oklahoma to USC, including defensive coordinator Alex Grinch, assistant Head Coach Dennis Simmonds, and outside linebacker coach Roy Manning. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) After Athletic Director Mike Bohn announced the hire of former-Oklahoma Head Coach Lincoln Riley, the next step in the program’s rebuilding […]

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USC’s impact players ready for new season

Senior guard Drew Peterson transferred to USC from Rice in summer 2020, playing in all 33 games last season. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) When the final buzzer rang in Indianapolis last March, it signaled the end of a historic run for the Trojans. They advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since […]

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USC plays two quarterbacks in 31-16 loss to Arizona State

Senior running back Keaontay Ingram carries the ball against Arizona. Ingram was held to 54 yards rushing against Arizona State. (Patrick Hannan | Daily Trojan) Despite four losses in the season, USC had a chance to flip the script Saturday at Arizona State. The Trojans battled but fell 31-16 against the Sun Devils in Tempe, […]

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USC faces No. 13 Notre Dame in South Bend

Junior receiver Drake London celebrates in the end zone after his touchdown against Utah two weeks ago. London leads the Trojans in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns so far. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) USC will face No. 13 Notre Dame on the road Saturday in the 92nd rendition of the greatest intersectional rivalry in […]

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