Southern California Rumors & News

  • Calvary Christian 7-footer Victor Uyaelunmo commits to USC

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This summer, 7-foot center Victor Uyaelunmo found a new home for his senior year of high school, transferring to Calvary Christian from Miami Gulliver Prep. After moving one county to the north, he has now decided to spend his college basketball career out west. Uyaelunmo, a four-star..." September 24

  • Four-Star prospect Jordan Usher commits to USC

    Today's U "The Andy Enfield era continues to impress. Four-star prospect Jordan Usher announced on Twitter that he has committed to play for the USC Trojans. “I am proud to announce that I will be joining the Trojan family and attending the University of Southern California,” the recruit..." September 06

  • Former USC guard Malik Marquetti to transfer to Ragin’ Cajuns

    The Advocate "Former Southern California guard Malik Marquetti was looking to make a basketball decision when it came to his future. On Monday, the former Trojans captain made that decision: Marquetti will continue his playing career at Louisiana-Lafayette. “It was the best basketball decision for me,”..." June 28

  • Former Gophers forward Charles Buggs transfers to USC

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Former Gophers forward Charles Buggs found a new home with Southern California, CBSSports.com reported Thursday. Buggs, a 6-foot-9 senior, averaged 5.9 points and 2.9 rebounds as a junior last season. He left Minnesota to pursue more playing time and a graduate degree. The Arlington, Texas,..." June 23

  • USC AD Haden, relatives earned $2.4M from education foundation

    Los Angeles Times "Seventeen years ago, former USC and Los Angeles Rams quarterback Pat Haden joined the board of an old, little-known charitable foundation that helps needy young people get an education. The George Henry Mayr Foundation, established in 1949, has no office of its own, no full-time staff and no..." June 19

  • Derryck Thornton transferring from Duke to USC

    SI "USC has landed a commitment from Duke transfer guard Derryck Thornton, Scout.com reported Friday. Thornton, a former five-star prospect in the 2015 class, averaged 7.5 points and 2.5 assists in 26 minutes per game as a freshman at Duke. He opted to transfer earlier this spring, likely a..." June 17

  • Another USC starter is gone after Nikola Jovanovic stays in NBA draft

    Los Angeles Times "At one time, it seemed probable that the USC basketball team would return all five starters after its best season in years. Then came this off-season, which has been close to a worst-case scenario for Coach Andy Enfield and the Trojans. Forward Nikola Jovanovic, who started all 34 games last..." May 25

  • USC's Julian Jacobs to remain eligible for NBA draft

    The Score "USC junior guard Julian Jacobs will sign with an agent and remain eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft, he confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Jacobs posted career highs last season in points (11.6), assists (5.5), and rebounds (4.9) per game. He also helped the Trojans qualify for the NCAA tournament..." May 06

  • USC transfer Malik Martin headed to South Florida

    The Score "USC transfer Malik Martin is headed closer to home after committing to join South Florida. "After I finish up this semester of school I will be finishing my last two years of eligibility at the University of South Florida," the 6-foot-11 forward tweeted. The Miami native suffered through a..." May 03

  • USC's Nikola Jovanovic to test NBA draft

    Los Angeles Times "Nikola Jovanovic, the second-leading scorer and top rebounder on USC's men's basketball team this past season, announced Thursday he would make himself available for the NBA draft. In posts on Twitter, Jovanovic said, "I have just declared for the 2016 NBA draft but I will not be hiring an..." April 15