Ex-Trojans look to make impact in NBA Playoffs

Former USC forward Evan Mobley is a finalist for the NBA Rookie of the Year award after averaging 15 points and 8.3 points per game this season. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan file photo) The NBA playoffs are here, and former Trojans are looking to help their teams advance to the championship. Evan Mobley finished […]

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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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Back the Pac: Giving out Pac-12 season awards

The 2021-22 Pac-12 basketball season is over, but it didn’t end with thunderous applause. Instead, the season came to a close the same way most of the conference’s regular season played out — with disappointing loss after disappointing loss. After a memorable season of Pac-12 basketball, we need to shine a light on those who […]

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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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Former Trojans keep their focus on NBA playoffs

Former Trojan Jordan McLaughlin’s 52 steals this season surpasses his tally from last season of 51. He reached the total in 155 less minutes of play. (Austin Paik | Daily Trojan) As the NBA 2021-22 season nears its conclusion and franchises begin to look either towards the postseason or offseason, former Trojans have locked in […]

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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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No. 2 Arizona blows away No. 16 USC

Redshirt senior forward Chevez Goodwin shields the ball from Arizona defenders. He finished the game with 10 points on 4 of 5 shooting. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) USC’s momentum was stifled right from the tip-off Tuesday night.  Following the narrow victory over Oregon Saturday evening, cemented by senior guard Drew Peterson’s three-pointer in the […]

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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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Drew Peterson leads in victory over UCLA

Senior guard Drew Peterson rises up for a 3-pointer against UCLA Saturday. In the victory over the Bruins, Peterson had a career-high 27 points. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) The ground in Galen Center was shaking long before the tip off against No. 12 UCLA. USC fans were unbothered by the absence of junior forward […]

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Talkin’ Troy S8E1: Preview of men’s basketball vs UCLA

Sports editors Anthony Gharib and Adam Jasper discuss USC men’s basketball ahead of its matchup against crosstown rivals UCLA.  Music by TimTaj via Pixabay The post Talkin’ Troy S8E1: Preview of men’s basketball vs UCLA appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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