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  • Cavaliers assistant Lindsay Gottlieb becomes USC Trojans women's head coach

    USA Today "USC has hired Cleveland Cavaliers assistant Lindsay Gottlieb as its women's basketball head coach.  Gottlieb joined the Cavaliers bench in 2019 after eight seasons as the women's head coach at the University of California, where she led the Bears to NCAA tournament..." May 10

  • NCAA places USC basketball on probation for violations uncovered in FBI bribery investigation

    CBS Sports "More than three and a half years after the FBI's sting on college basketball ensnared a member of the USC staff, the Trojans have finally learned their penalty. The USC program is receiving a two years of probation and a series of recruiting restrictions in connection with former..." April 15

  • USC picks up commitment from Memphis transfer, former four-star PG Boogie Ellis

    247 Sports "If you don't succeed at first, try, try again. The old adage paid off for USC basketball Monday as guard Boogie Ellis announced his commitment to the Trojans on social media. Ellis chose to enter the NCAA transfer portal two weeks ago after helping lead Memphis..." April 13

  • NCAA announces Final Four tipoff times

    The Score "The Final Four schedule is officially set for Saturday evening's doubleheader in Indianapolis. First up, No. 1 Baylor takes on No. 2 Houston at 5:14 p.m. ET. The Bears, regaining their early season form following a tough stretch, will face a Cougars..." April 01

  • NCAA ref Bert Smith said to be doing well after collapse

    Larry Brown Sports "CBS provided an update on the medical status of referee Bert Smith following his collapse on the court Tuesday. Smith collapsed just over four minutes into the Elite Eight game between USC and Gonzaga in the West Region. He received immediate medical attention and was taken off the..." March 31

  • USC won’t back down from gigantic Gonzaga challenge

    New York Post "USC’s Trojans are gifted, talented, deep, clever, powerful; Gonzaga’s Bulldogs are more gifted, more talented, deeper, more clever, more powerful. USC looks unstoppable; Gonzaga looks bulletproof. The Trojans have the best player in future pro Evan Mobley; the Zags may have the next..." March 29

  • 10 NBA Prospects You Need To Watch in the NCAA Tournament

    Complex "If you’re a college basketball junkie, you’ve come to the wrong place.  If you’re an NBA fanatic who only tunes into college basketball when it’s NCAA Tournament time, we’re glad you’re here.  While college basketball die-hards..." March 16

  • USC's Evan Mobley earns trio of Pac-12 awards

    The Score "The Pac-12 award winners for the 2020-21 season were announced Tuesday. USC center Evan Mobley took home three pieces of hardware, earning Pac-12 Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and Freshman of the Year honors. The big man dominated on both..." March 09

  • 10 storylines to watch as Big Dance approaches

    The Score "As an unprecedented college basketball season approaches its climax, there's still plenty that needs to be settled ahead of Selection Sunday. Here are 10 storylines to watch in the final month before the Madness begins. Gonzaga pursuing perfection Typically,..." February 01