Southern California Rumors & News

  • Arizona tops USC to stretch win streak to 11

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- When Arizona needed a play, it found Lauri Markkanen. He did the rest. Markkanen scored 23 points and his banked 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play gave the No. 14 Wildcats the cushion they needed to extend their winning streak to 11 games in a 73-66 victory over the USC..." January 20

  • Metu helps No. 25 USC get past Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Chimezie Metu's foul late against Cal helped sink USC's chances of beating the Golden Bears last week. Given the chance at redemption, the sophomore came through for the Trojans against Colorado. Metu scored a career-high 24 points and altered George King's..." January 16

  • Utah hammers No. 24 USC 86-64

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Figuring out which Utah player to stop on defense is quickly becoming a chore for other Pac-12 teams. The Utes have six different players who average double figures in scoring. Attempting to shut one or two down often means opening things up for the rest. It becomes a..." January 13

  • Golden Bears upset No. 25 Trojans

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb made the big plays when Cal needed them most, helping the Golden Bears knock off No. 25 USC 74-73 in a Pac-12 Conference thriller Sunday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Cal tied the game on a 3-pointer by Charlie Moore and took a 72-71 lead on a 3-pointer by Jabari Bird..." January 09

  • No. 25 USC throttles Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "USC was not particularly sharp, but the No. 25 Trojans bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 72-56 victory over visiting Stanford on Thursday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jordan McLaughlin scored 15 points and Chimezie Metu recorded his fourth double-double,..." January 06

  • No. 21 Oregon pins first loss on No. 22 USC

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon cut the list of unbeaten teams in the nation from six to four in just 48 hours. Two days after defeating No. 2 UCLA 89-87, Oregon ended No. 22 USC's unbeaten start with an 84-61 win over the Trojans on Friday night in a Pac-12 game at Matthew Knight Arena. Last month,..." December 31

  • No. 22 USC beats Oregon State to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "USC squandered a big lead, but Chimezie Metu and Jordan McLaughlin made big plays to help the 22nd-ranked Trojans remain unbeaten with a 70-63 victory over Oregon State in a Pac-12 Conference opener Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Metu posted 19 points and eight rebounds..." December 29

  • USC edges Wyoming in OT to take Vegas Classic

    The Sports Xchange "USC's perfect record was in peril, but the 23rd-ranked Trojans found a way to win again Friday night, beating Wyoming 94-92 in overtime in the championship game of the Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. USC escaped after tournament MVP Jordan McLaughlin made a driving,..." December 24

  • No. 23 USC remains undefeated

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 21 points to lead No. 23 USC into the championship game of the Las Vegas Classic with an 83-75 semifinal victory over Missouri State on Thursday night at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Jordan McLaughlin had 19 points and five assists for USC (12-0), which is enjoying its..." December 23

  • 4-star forward Charles O'Bannon Jr. commits to USC

    ESPN "Four-star small forward Charles O'Bannon Jr., No. 34 in the ESPN 100, has decided to attend USC, selecting the Trojans over NC State, UCLA and UNLV. "I felt really comfortable on campus, and it's close to home," O'Bannon told ESPN. "I like the environment, and I feel like I belong there. ... It..." December 23

  • No. 23 USC beats Cornell to stay undefeated

    The Sports Xchange "Southern California overcame another sluggish start to remain unbeaten with a 79-67 victory over visiting Cornell on Monday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Chimezie Metu had 17 points and six rebounds for No. 23 USC (11-0), which is enjoying its best start since going 16-0 to begin..." December 20

  • No. 24 USC edges Troy in final minute

    The Sports Xchange "Jordan McLaughlin made a go-ahead layup in the final minute to help No. 24 USC escape with its perfect record intact after an 82-77 victory over visiting Troy on Saturday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. USC trailed 77-74 with just over a minute to play, but Chimezie Metu tied the..." December 18

  • USC breezes by Pepperdine

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 26 points and made seven 3-pointers, helping USC remain unbeaten with a 93-67 victory over visiting Pepperdine on Sunday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jordan McLaughlin had 18 points and six assists for USC (9-0), which is off to its best start since winning..." December 12

  • USC moves to 8-0 with 91-84 win over BYU

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart and Jordan McLaughlin sparked an early second-half rally as USC defeated BYU 91-84 on Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Trojans went on a 14-5 run to start the second half to take a 53-37 lead and remain a perfect 8-0 record. McLaughlin (six) and Stewart..." December 03

  • USC's Boatwright out 6 weeks with MCL sprain

    L.A. Daily News "USC forward Bennie Boatwright was diagnosed Thursday with a Grade II sprain in the medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Boatwright underwent an MRI earlier in the day. He is expected to miss six weeks, a setback that would put him out for 10 games, including the first four of Pac-12..." December 02

  • Metu's 19 points, 13 rebounds pace USC

    The Sports Xchange "Chimezie Metu posted his second double-double of the season to lead visiting USC to a 76-55 victory over host San Diego on Wednesday night. Metu had 19 points and 13 rebounds for USC (7-0), which is off to its best start since 2000-01 when the Trojans won their first eight games en route to..." December 01

  • Boatwright helps USC defeat UC Santa Barbara to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "Bennie Boatwright scored a season-high 21 points to help USC remain undefeated with a 96-72 victory over visiting UC Santa Barbara on Sunday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. All five starters scored in double figures for USC (6-0), which matched its best start since the 2000-01 team..." November 28

  • Trojans beat Mustangs to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "Bennie Boatwright scored 17 points to help USC remain unbeaten with a 78-73 victory over visiting Southern Methodist on Friday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. De'Anthony Melton came off the bench to post 15 points, six rebounds and five assists for USC (5-0), which matched its best..." November 25

  • Stewart pours in 21, USC rips New Orleans

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 21 points to lead USC to an 88-54 victory over visiting New Orleans on Tuesday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jonah Matthews scored 13 points for USC (4-0), which is unbeaten after four games for the second year in a row. Shaqquan Aaron scored 12 points and..." November 22

  • USC picks up road win over Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "Southern California erased a nine-point deficit in the final four minutes to take a 65-63 road victory over Texas A&M on Friday night. The Trojans trailed by three points with 58 seconds left. USC (3-0) was led by Chimezie Metu with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jordan McLaughlin added 13..." November 18

  • Stewart leads USC over Montana

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart had a career-high 30 points and seven rebounds, leading USC to a 75-61 victory over visiting Montana in a season opener Friday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Shaqquan Aaron had 17 points and seven rebounds for USC (1-0). Chimezie Metu had 14 points and seven..." November 12

  • 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

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