| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:09 PM
USC's athletic program, under director Pat Haden, reaches a critical juncture in 2015.
Football Coach Steve Sarkisian will begin his second season, the relative honeymoon afforded all first-year coaches ending after the Holiday Bowl.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:10 PM
USC, 2014 in review
•USC women's basketball team, under first-year Coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, ended a seven-year absence from the NCAA tournament by defeating Oregon State, 71-62, in the Pac-12 Conference tournament championship game....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:55 PM
For one night, at least, the fast-paced basketball embraced by USC Coach Andy Enfield was in full force and fully effective.
Led by their standout freshman guard Jordan McLaughlin, the Trojans effectively ran right past Loyola Marymount for a 77-61...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The last time Utah State's basketball team had traveled to Los Angeles to play USC was 35 years ago, long before the teams' current players were born, of course.
But the result after they squared off at Galen Center on Sunday was the same as in 1979,...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:32 PM
Slightly more than a year ago, when Jordan McLaughlin visited USC, Trojans Coach Andy Enfield put on a video. Imagine yourself, he told McLaughlin, running this offense.
McLaughlin, then a prized recruit from Etiwanda High, did, and he liked what he...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The USC men's basketball team had lost only once, but given that it was the season opener, and that it came against Portland State, Trojans players said they were anxious before Monday's game against Tennessee Tech.
"I'm glad we only had one day off,"...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:16 PM
There hasn't been much excitement around the Galen Center in the past few years, at least not from the USC men's basketball team. There have been NCAA sanctions, plenty of losses and some coaching changes.
Last season, the first under Coach Andy...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:04 PM
USC nearly blew a 14-point second-half lead but held on to defeat Cal State Fullerton, 53-49, on Tuesday night at the Galen Center.
With less than two minutes to play, the Titans had slashed USC's once-comfortable lead to only two points.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The USC men’s basketball team will look a lot different this season. They’ll have four incoming freshmen, two eligible transfers and a talented young point guard.
But will that be enough to compete in the Pac-12?
The Trojans won two...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The last question during the Pac-12 Conference's men's basketball media day came from a woman sitting at the back of the room.
"I'm Brandon Ashley's mom," the woman said. Ashley, the Arizona forward whose foot injury knocked him out near the end of last...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:31 PM
A USC men's basketball team hasn't played an exhibition game since 2010, but the Trojans will on Saturday as they seek to mesh a roster that is heavy with newcomers.
Cal State Los Angeles is the opponent at 1 p.m. at the Galen Center.
The Trojans will...