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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Five USC women’s basketball’s games to keep on your radar

Junior guard Kyra White dribbles the ball against Oregon State in a game during the 2021 season. USC will face the Beavers Jan. 28. (Peter Gastis | Daily Trojan) After an 11-12 record in the 2020-2021 season and an 8-10 record in Pac-12 play, the women’s basketball team has a lot to improve in their […]

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Five women’s basketball players to watch this year

Junior forward Alissa Pili missed 10 games with an injury last season but still averaged 11 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. (Peter Gastis | Daily Trojan) Women’s basketball is back to practicing in preparation for the 2021-22 season under new Head Coach Lindsay Gottlieb. With the season approaching, here are five of the most […]

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Mark Trakh retires as USC women’s basketball head coach

Women’s basketball head coach Mark Trakh led the Trojans from the sidelines for nine years. (Ling Luo | Daily Trojan) USC Athletics announced Wednesday afternoon that women’s basketball coach Mark Trakh is retiring after two coaching stints with the university. The 65-year-old coach led the program from 2005-2009 and 2017-2021 or the past four seasons […]

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Trakh says USC can make significant strides next season

Head coach Mark Trakh has been to the NCAA tournament with USC, Pepperdine and New Mexico State. (Ling Luo | Daily Trojan) USC head coach Mark Trakh has been in the women’s basketball program for over nine seasons and has been a coach for more than 20 years. The Trojans didn’t end their season how […]

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