Defensive tackle Ishmael Sopsher, the transfer from Alabama, has been getting around USC recently on a portable scooter after undergoing surgery for compartment syndrome. He will miss spring practice. Meanwhile, I’ve heard some glowing early reports about the attitude of tailback Keaontay Ingram, the transfer from Texas, and coaches fully expect a significant role for him. USC is deep at tailback (Vavae Malepeai, Stephen Carr, Kenan … Continue reading Wednesday USC Notes: Quick Look At Transfers
When you make it to the Elite Eight at USC, it’s always noteworthy. USC didn’t win the Pac-12 Conference. It didn’t win the Pac-12 Tournament. But it did get to the Elite Eight. The question is did it get there because of or in spite of Andy Enfield? Here’s two small examples of why I say things like that: When point guard Julian Jacobs wanted … Continue reading Can USC Remain An Elite Eight Contender?
I’ll have more on basketball, but football demands some coverage here. OK, maybe one basketball note: I guarantee you Coach Bohn had some mixed emotions when UCLA won Tuesday night. It added to the Pac-12’s financial haul (more than $35 million for the payout period) but he was pretty bitter when Mick Cronin left Cincinnati for UCLA and that had to hurt watching him get … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Plenty To Say About Football
For now, I will just say this: Let’s put to bed the debate over whether the 2021 or 2001 Trojans were the best? That USC team pushed eventual national champions Duke the entire game and had some dodgy ref decisions to deal with. Tonight was just a push over. Continue reading Discuss The USC-Gonzaga Game
Never even close. Gonzaga wins, 85-66. Its’s now 56-34 so USC has not gotten off to a better start in the second half. Gonzaga leads 49-30 at halftime. Zags have 1 turnover. USC has 7. Trojans shooting 36 percent, 30 percent on 3’s USC has no answer for Drew Timme or anyone else. The ref appears OK and is taken off by a stretcher. The … Continue reading USC-Gonzaga Live Blog
If you’re hungry and in Indianapolis, stop by the free USC Happy Hour at the JW Marriott’s High Velocity sports bar at 4 p.m. local time. Tell them “Scott Wolf sent you.” If you went Sunday, you got to hear athletic director Mike Bohn proudly introduce his No. 2, Brandon Sosna. That was the admission price for the free food. Continue reading Hungry In Indianapolis? Here’s A Tip