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Wednesday USC Notes: Quick Look At Transfers

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

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Can USC Remain An Elite Eight Contender?

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?

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USC Morning Buzz: Plenty To Say About Football

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