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About The Time USC Faced Pistol Pete Maravich

There was a rowdy crowd in John Parker Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 18, 1969 packed in to see LSU guard Pete Maravich. “They would bust windows to get in to watch us play,” Maravich said. “One night against Southern Cal, for example, they busted windows out. They got ladders. They would climb through the windows. They knocked over a security guard. Fifty fans did that.” … Continue reading About The Time USC Faced Pistol Pete Maravich

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NCAA Extends Eligibility For Spring Sports . . . With A Catch

The Division I Council on Monday voted to allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility. But there is a catch: The council said it will not require athletics aid be provided at the same level awarded for 2019-20.  That means schools will be able to offer less (or zero) aid if they want. … Continue reading NCAA Extends Eligibility For Spring Sports . . . With A Catch

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USC Lands Third Graduate Transfer

Wofford post player Chevez Goodwin has committed to USC, the third graduate to commit to the Trojans since the season ended. Goodwin averaged 11.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game last season. USC is really going to be quite a mix next season with returining players, grad transfers and incoming freshmen. Not to mention guard Noah Baumann, who redshirted last season after transferring from San … Continue reading USC Lands Third Graduate Transfer

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Notes: USC Legend Honor; Pac-12 Suspends Activities

Richard Wood was the first three-time All-American in the history of USC and did it during an era when freshmen were ineligible. He still doesn’t always get his due and was not admitted into the USC Hall of Fame into 2007. I’m mentioning him today because the Athletic did an article on the best players to wear each jersey number. Wood was named the best … Continue reading Notes: USC Legend Honor; Pac-12 Suspends Activities

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USC Morning Buzz: Winners And Losers Of The Week

WINNERS OF THE WEEK Andy Enfield He lands two four-star commitments for 2021 and a grad transfer from Utah Valley. This is what Enfield does best: Land recruits. The underachievement comes later. If they canceled the NCAA Tournament every year he would have a great reputation. Clay Helton “Did y’all see we landed a four-star tailback?” Helton might say today. USC had the nation’s No. … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Winners And Losers Of The Week