A lot has been made about the Big Ten leaving ESPN after 40 years.
What about USC no longer being on ABC?
The Trojans first appeared on ABC in 1954 vs. Oregon and some classics were on ABC (USC vs. UCLA, 1967; USC vs. Notre Dame, 1974). The 1978 USC-Alabama game was on ABC.
Off the top of my head, USC was not televised anywhere in 1983 (probation) and not on ABC in 1984 or 1985. But pretty much since then the Trojans have appeared on the network.
- Here’s what a possible USC schedule could look like in 2024:
9 a.m. — USC vs. Michigan (Fox)
12:30 p.m. — USC vs. Wisconsin (CBS)
4:30 p.m. — USC vs. Penn State (NBC)
If there are West Coast night games, it would likely be something like USC/UCLA vs. Purdue or Northwestern.
- Malia Samuels, a 5-6 point guard from Seattle, has committed to USC women’s basketball. Samuels is ranked as the No. 58 overall player in the Class of 2023 by ESPN.com.