Trojans in the NBA strive for playoff success

Former Trojan De’Anthony Melton dribbles the ball during his freshman year at USC. Melton is having a career year. (Katie Chin | Daily Trojan file photo) The NBA play-in tournament began April 12, with the NBA playoffs starting April 16. Multiple Trojans are competing for their respective teams to earn a place in the NBA […]

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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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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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Talkin’ Troy S6E8: Elite Eight recap and end of season awards

USC made its first Elite Eight since 2001 in a heartbreaking loss to Gonzaga. Deputy sports editor Anthony Gharib and sports editor Taylor Mills discuss the loss and USC’s overall performance during March Madness. They then hand out their end-of-year awards for the team and discuss the recruiting outlook for next season. Sports editor David […]

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Talkin’ Troy S6E7: USC Sweet Sixteen preview versus Oregon

USC has made its first Sweet Sixteen appearance since 2007! Deputy sports editor Anthony Gharib and sports editor Taylor Mills discuss USC’s upcoming matchup against the Oregon Ducks. They analyze the Trojans’ performance so far during this March Madness tournament and what it will take to continue their run. They then give a spring sports […]

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USC dominates Kansas to advance to its first Sweet 16 since 2007

Sophomore forward Isaiah Mobley attempting a shot in USC’s 85-51 win over Kansas. Mobley’s four 3-pointers were a career high. (Photo by Brett Wilhelm | NCAA Photos via Getty Images) When sophomore forward Isaiah Mobley hit the first basket of the game, a 3-pointer to open his scoring, his shooting stroke was smooth and confident. […]

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Talkin’ Troy S6E6: Trojans’ March Madness preview

Deputy sports editor Anthony Gharib and sports editor Taylor Mills preview the No. 6 seed USC Trojans’ first March Madness matchup against the No. 11 seed Drake Bulldogs. All that and the usual springs sports recap! Music by Joakim Karud. The post Talkin’ Troy S6E6: Trojans’ March Madness preview appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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