Southern California Rumors & News

  • Four-star guard Jonah Mathews commits to USC

    Scout "USC added their third pledge of the 2016 recruiting class on Wednesday with the addition of Jonah Mathews. 2016 shooting guard Jonah Mathews verbally committed to USC late Wednesday evening, he told Scout. "I wanted to stay home," Mathews said. "Plus USC is in the Pac-12, they play a great..." October 01

  • Crespi guard De’Anthony Melton commits to USC

    L.A. Daily News "Crespi guard De’Anthony Melton had only a few offers last spring as the Celts marched to their first CIF boys basketball state championship. After being named CIF Division 4AA Player of the Year and a Daily News All-Area first-team selection, things changed in the summer as USC offered Melton...." September 17

  • Point guard Te’Jon Lucas set to announce decision

    College Basketball Talk "One of the biggest stock risers during the month of July is set to make a decision, as point guard Te’Jon Lucas will commit on Wednesday. The native of Milwaukee will choose between his finalists of Illinois, Old Dominion and USC during a 5:30 p.m. CST press conference. The three-star Lucas..." September 16

  • USC lands three-star 2016 power forward Harrison Henderson

    Campus Sports "Harrison Henderson, a three-star power forward out of South Grand Prairie High School near Dallas, has committed to play for Andy Enfield at USC. Evan Daniels of reported the story on his personal Twitter page. Standing 6-foot-10, 210 pounds, Henderson will suit up for the Trojans..." June 15

  • Former U of L wing Aaron transfers to USC

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Former University of Louisville wing Shaqquan Aaron has found his next basketball home. The 6-foot-7 freshman who asked for his release from U of L in April has transferred to USC, he confirmed to on Tuesday. He picked the Trojans over San Diego State. Aaron grew up in the Los..." May 26

  • Shaq's son, Shareef O'Neal, receives offer from USC

    CBS Sports "Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, received what will likely be the first of several Division I scholarship offers this week. According to O'Neal's Twitter account, USC was the first school to offer the high school freshman, currently playing at Windward School in Los..." May 15

  • USC guard Kahlil Dukes plans to transfer

    CBS Sports "University of Southern California guard Kahlil Dukes has chosen to leave the men's basketball program after deciding to transfer schools, the school announced Thursday. " March 26

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Incoming Freshman Hoops Stud Fails to Qualify

    Conquest Chronicles "Incoming center Jabari Craig failed to qualify at USC and will attend a junior college. Andy Enfield lost yet another body from the potential 2014-2015 USC basketball squad over the weekend. Jabari Craig, a three-star recruit from Canada by way of Fishburne Military Academy in Virginia,..." August 05

  • Southern California bucks trend, will now offer four-year scholarships

    CBS Sports "We'll see if this becomes a trend, but regardless, Southern California athletic director Pat Haden is making a statement that he hopes will endear potential players to USC. The school announced Monday that revenue-producing sports -- football, men's and women's basketball -- will start offering..." June 23

  • Andy Enfield Lands Four-Star Recruit Chimezie Metu

    Conquest Chronicles "USC's 2015 Recruiting Class got its first four-star commitment. While the Trojans are still one player short from completing this season's recruiting class, USC continues to add depth in the 2015 recruiting front with the addition of four-star PF Chimezie Metu (Lawndale, CA). Metu, who..." May 13

  • USC shooting guard Byron Wesley says he is transferring

    CBS Sports "USC's Byron Wesley has tweeted that he will transfer from the school. The 6-5 Wesley, who averaged 17.8 points and 6.4 rebounds this past season, will have one year of eligibility remaining. Wesley would be eligible to play for another team next season if he graduates this summer." April 16

  • Former USC forward Roschon Prince transfers to Long Beach State

    College Basketball Talk "As a freshman at USC this season, 6-foot-6 forward Roschon Prince averaged 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in just over 11 minutes of action per game. Prince didn’t receive a large amount of playing time during Pac-12 play, as he didn’t see action in five games and played single-digit minutes in seven..." March 28

  • Colorado 59, Southern California 56

    ProSportsDaily "Askia Booker scored 21 points and Josh Scott added 13 points and nine rebounds as the Buffaloes survived the Trojans’ upset bid in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Xavier Johnson had 11 points and Booker added seven rebounds for No. 5 seed Colorado (22-10), which advanced..." March 13

  • Washington 82, Southern California 75

    ProSportsDaily "C.J. Wilcox posted 24 points, eight rebounds and three steals in his final regular-season home game as the host Huskies used an early second-half surge to down the Trojans. Andrew Andrews scored 19 points and Shawn Kemp Jr. added 12 for Washington (17-14, 9-9 Pac-12), which won for the third..." March 09

  • Southern California 79, Washington St. 68

    ProSportsDaily "Byron Wesley tied a career high with 31 points as the visiting Trojans snapped their 10-game losing streak with a dominant second-half performance. Wesley shot 10-of-17 from the field and collected 10 rebounds for USC (11-19, 2-15 Pac-12), which won for the second time in its last 17 games and..." March 07

  • Oregon 78, Southern California 63

    ProSportsDaily "Mike Moser finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds as the visiting Ducks handed the Trojans their 10th consecutive loss in Pac-12 play. Joseph Young scored 16 points and Jason Calliste added 13 points off the bench for Oregon (20-8, 8-8), which won its 20th game for a fourth straight season...." March 02

  • Oregon St. 76, Southern California 66

    ProSportsDaily "Roberto Nelson had 14 points and five assists as the visiting Beavers benefited from a comfortable early lead. Angus Brandt added 13 points and Devon Collier scored 12 off the bench for Oregon State (15-12, 7-8 Pac-12). Langston Morris-Walker matched his career high with 11 points - all in the..." February 28

  • Arizona shows it’s still the big dog in men’s hoops

    Salt Lake Tribune "The whispers began with Brandon Ashley going down for the season with a foot injury. Those whispers turned to chatter as Arizona struggled with teams like Oregon and Oregon State — at the friendly confines of the McKale Center, no less. They turned into roars with an offensively challenged loss at..." February 25

  • California 77, Southern California 64

    ProSportsDaily "Justin Cobbs helped the host Golden Bears avoid a regular-season sweep by the upset-minded Trojans with a game-high 22 points in Pac-12 play. Ricky Kreklow finished with 12 points and Tyrone Wallace had 10 for California (18-9, 9-5). Jabari Bird contributed 10 points off the bench and David..." February 24

  • Stanford 80, Southern California 59

    ProSportsDaily "Chasson Randle scored 18 points as the host Cardinal soared past the Trojans in Pac-12 play. Josh Huestis grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds to go with 11 points and three blocked shots for Stanford (17-8, 8-5), which has won four of its past five games. Dwight Powell scored 14 points and..." February 21

  • Men's basketball: UCLA vs. USC

    Los Angeles Times "When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Galen Center. On the air: TV: Fox Sports1; Radio: 570, 710. Records: Bruins 17-5, 6-3 in Pac-12 play; Trojans 10-12, 1-8. Update: UCLA embarrassed USC, 107-73, in a Pac-12 opener, dominating every facet of the game. The Trojans have performed better than that in..." February 08

  • Trojans break through with first conference victory

    Los Angeles Times "USC men's basketball Coach Andy Enfield acknowledged this week that his players were starting to get frustrated after their poor start in Pac-12 Conference play this season. Not anymore. The Trojans won their first Pac-12 game of the season Wednesday night, and California lost its first, as..." January 23

  • Cal falls flat against USC to end its perfect Pac-12 start

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal's perfect Pac-12 start came to a crashing end against the conference's only winless team Wednesday night. A half-step slow all night, the Golden Bears fell out of first place in the Pac-12 standings after a 77-69 loss to USC. "They beat us in every phase of the game," Cal coach Mike..." January 23

  • Colorado men's basketball: Buffs rout USC "What went right: CU was aggressive from the start and kept it up throughout the game, dominating Southern Cal on offense and defense. What went wrong: Not much. If anything, the Buffs got a little lazy at times on defense late in the game, but they already led by more than 20 points when that..." January 19