- Many assumed freshman linebacker Palaie Gaoteote would be awarded No. 55 because he was a five-star linebacker and comes with high expectations from Bishop Gorman.
But it looks like Gaoteote will wear No. 1, according to a staff member.
Maybe some of the former No. 55’s (Willie McGinest, Chris Claiborne) expressed an objection like two years ago when Clay Helton briefly gave it to Cameron Smith before being forced to switch.
- JT Daniels will wear 18; Amon-Ra St. Brown will wear 8. Those were their numbers at Mater Dei.
- The USC women’s track team is projected to finish fifth at today’s final day of the NCAA championships. The USC men finished fourth.
- Obviously, former USC guard Nick Young won an NBA title last night with Golden State. But there is another USC connection: Warriors center JaVale McGee is the son of former USC All-American Pam McGee.