USC’s offense shines in spring game

Junior receiver Brenden Rice, a transfer from Colorado, shields the ball from defenders while carrying the ball in USC’s spring game Saturday. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) There was a buzz in the air walking past the peristyle before Saturday’s spring game. Fans piled in for the festivities full of a surplus sale of merchandise, […]

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Women’s basketball recruit hospitalized after shooting Saturday night

USC women’s basketball commit Aaliyah Gayles was hospitalized Saturday night after being shot at a house party in North Las Vegas, USC Athletics confirmed Monday.  Gayles sustained non-life-threatening injuries along with three other victims after shooting broke out at about 11:15 p.m., the North Las Vegas Police Department said in a statement to the Daily […]

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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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USC’s season comes to a halt against Miami

Junior forward Isaiah Mobley drives toward the basket during USC’s loss against Arizona. Mobley had 11 points in the game against Miami Friday. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) The March Madness magic that saw USC make a run to the Elite Eight last year wasn’t around this year.  Despite some late-game heroics from senior guard […]

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USC stumbles offensively in Pac-12 Tournament semifinal loss to UCLA

Junior guard Boogie Ellis dribbles the ball during USC’s victory against UCLA Feb. 21. Ellis led the Trojans in scoring Friday night against the Bruins. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) After a USC turnover midway through the first half, Head Coach Andy Enfield threw his hands in the air and turned his back to the […]

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USC survives barrage of turnovers, defeats Washington 65-61 in Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals

Junior guard Boogie Ellis dribbles the ball during USC’s game against Washington on Feb. 17. Ellis led the Trojans in scoring against the Huskies Thursday night. (Polina Past) Head Coach Andy Enfield needed to patch some holes heading into the second half with the Trojans down 3 against Washington.  First and most evident: Stop graduate […]

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Coast to Coast: The dominant Phoenix Suns, a fitting farewell for Coach K and more

Senior guard Drew Peterson comes off a screen during USC’s loss against UCLA Saturday night. Peterson had 13 points in the loss. The Trojans lost consecutive games for the first time this season.  (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) Why are we watching this?  That’s a question many Los Angeles Lakers faithful likely asked themselves during […]

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No. 17 Lacrosse prepares for home matchup

Sophomore midfielder Madison Waters gets up to speed during USC’s match against Fresno State last season. Waters had three shots on goal against San Diego State last month. The Trojans have started the season 3-0 for the fourth time in program history. (Beth Mosch | Daily Trojan file photo) USC returns to Los Angeles Tuesday […]

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USC finishes Battle for LA Invitational 3-1

USC beach volleyball wrapped up its first tournament of the 2022 season Sunday, finishing the Battle for L.A. Invitational 3-1 through two days of play. The No. 1 Trojans opened the tournament at Mapes Beach Saturday morning with a 2-3 loss against their crosstown rival, No. 2 UCLA. USC and the Bruins had split their […]

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UCLA outlasts USC to break Trojans’ rivalry winning streak 

Junior forward Isaiah Mobley dribbles at the 3-point line against UCLA Saturday night. The Trojans’ leading scorer had 20 points and 8 rebounds in USC’s 75-68 loss to the Bruins. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) For the fans Saturday night, every bucket was life or death. Pauley Pavilion transformed into a library when USC scored, […]

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