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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:44:00 EDTJohnathan Motley had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 3 seed Baylor defeated No. 11 seed Southern California 82-78 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:45:00 EDTElijah Stewart hit a late 3-pointer for No. 11 seed Southern California as the Trojans upset sixth seeded SMU 66-65 Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. SMU's Shake Milton missed a floater at the buzzer. Stewart had 22 points for the Trojans (26-9). Bennie Boatright and Chimezie Metu each added 14 for USC, which advances to play Baylor in the second round of the East region on Sunday. USC also rallied from a big deficit in the second half in its First Four win over Providence.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:34:00 EDTThe No. 11 seed in the East Region USC Trojans (25-9, 10-8) will face the No. 6 seed SMU Mustangs (30-4, 17-1) in an NCAA First Round game at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on March 17 at 2:10 p.m. (CT). Tonight’s game will air on truTV with Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner and Reggie Miller calling the action and Dana Jacobson providing sideline commentary. USC has matched the school record of 25 wins in a season, done by the 2007 Trojans (25-12). The 46 wins during the last two seasons by USC are tied for the most in a two-season stretch in school history (46 combined wins in 2001-02 and 2007-08). The 23 regular season wins were USC’s most since the 1992 team also won 23.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:03:00 EDTBennie Boatwright scored a career-high 24 points as USC rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half to beat Providence 75-71 in a First Four game Wednesday night.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 21:19:00 EDTThe No. 11 seeds in the East Region USC Trojans (24-9, 10-8) and Providence Friars (20-12, 10-8) will meet in an NCAA First Four Game at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio on March 15 at 9:10 p.m. (ET). The winner of the USC-Providence game will face the No. 6 seed SMU Mustangs in Tulsa, Okla. on March 17. Tonight's game will air on truTV with Spero Dedes and Steve Smith calling the action and Ros Gold-Onwude providing sideline commentary. USC has won 24 games for the first time since the 2007 team won a school-record 25 games (25-12) and the sixth time in school history. The 23 regular season wins were USC's most since the 1992 team also won 23. USC's 45 wins the last two seasons are the second-most in a two-season stretch in school history behind the 46 combined wins in during the 2001 and 2002 and 2007 and 2008 seasons.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 23:10:00 EDTJordan McLaughlin finished with 18 points. Chimezie Metu had eight points and 15 rebounds.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:46:00 EDTThe No. 6 seed USC Trojans (24-8, 10-8) will face the No. 3 seed UCLA Bruins (28-3, 15-3) in the the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 9 at 8:30 p.m. USC has won 24 games for the first time since the 2007 team won a school-record 25 games (25-12) and the sixth time in school history. The 23 regular season wins were USC's most since the 1992 team also won 23. USC's 45 wins the last two seasons are the second-most in a two-season stretch in school history behind the 46 combined wins in during the 2001 and 2002 and 2007 and 2008 seasons. Tonight is USC's eighth game against a team with 27 or more wins this season.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 23:09:00 EDTChimezie Metu had 24 points and nine rebounds, and Southern California boosted its postseason hopes by holding off Washington 78-73 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:11:00 EDTUSC forward Chimezie Metu was named the Pac-12’s Most Improved Player, All-Pac-12 Second Team and All-Academic honorable mention, guard Jordan McLaughlin was named All-Pac-12 honorable mention and guard De’Anthony Melton was named All-Defensive Team honorable mention, announced conference commissioner Larry Scott today (March 6).
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:58:00 EDTUSC junior point guard Jordan McLaughlin was named the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 27-March 5, it was announced today (March 6) after a vote by league media. It was the second conference weekly honor for McLaughlin this season and in his career. McLaughlin was also named Pac-12 Player of the Week for Dec. 19-25. He becomes the first Trojan to earn multiple Pac-12 Player of the Week honors in the same season since Harold Miner won three as a junior during the 1991-92 campaign.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:51:00 EDTThe No. 6 seed USC Trojans (23-8, 10-8) will face the No. 11 seed Washington Huskies (9-21, 2-16) in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 8 at 8:30 p.m. USC has won 23 games for the first time since the 2007 team won a school record 25 games (25-12). It is the seventh time in USC history that a team has won 23 or more games and the first time in the regular season since the 1992 team was 23-5 (and finished 24-6).
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:38:00 EDTJordan McLaughlin had 22 points and nine assists and Chimezie Metu added 17 points as Southern California held off Washington 74-58 on Saturday. With the victory, Southern Cal (23-8, 10-8) finished its regular season in a tie for fifth place with California in the Pac-12 standings. The Trojans outshot the Huskies 59 to 42 percent and outscored them 44-20 in the paint to win their second straight after four consecutive losses. Washington (9-21, 2-16) lost its 12th in a row, and finished the regular season in 11th place in the conference.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:38:00 EDTThe USC Trojans (22-8, 9-8) will host the Washington Huskies (9-20, 2-15) at the Galen Center on March 4 at 3:30 p.m. The 2016-17 Trojans are the 10th USC team to win 22 or more games in school history and the first since 2009. USC's last 23-win season was in 2007 when the Trojans set the school record with 25 wins (25-12). Today is also Senior Day with USC senior players Samer Dhillon and Charles Buggs and manager Silas Gaines being honored prior to tip-off. Fans can still purchase tickets to the USC-Washington game by going to USCTrojans.com/ticket.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 21:31:00 EDTJordan McLaughlin had 16 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds as USC snapped a four-game losing streak with an 87-64 victory over Washington State Wednesday. McLaughlin led a balanced USC (22-8, 9-8 Pac-12 Conference) scoring attack, though it was a tight defense that produced a 20-point lead at the half. USC outscored the Cougars 17-0 off turnovers at the break. The Cougars (13-16, 6-11) picked up 20 points off the bench from Robert Franks and another 16 points from Josh Hawkinson. The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for Washington State.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:16:00 EDTThe USC Trojans (21-8, 8-8) will host the Washington State Cougars (13-15, 6-10) at the Galen Center on March 1 at 7 p.m. The 2016-17 Trojans are the 15th USC team to win 21 or more games in school history. USC has lost four consecutive games for the first time this season, falling to then No. 5 Oregon, at then No. 6 UCLA, at then No. 4 Arizona and at Arizona State. Fans can purchase tickets to USC games by going to USCTrojans.com/tickets.