What is the over/under on how many of the past week’s commits will actually end up at USC? Clay Helton has a history of dropping recruits. Helton himself could get dropped and then a new coach might want to improve the class. I texted a Pac-12 coach about one of the commitments. “Never considered him,” the coach said. Maybe USC just evaluates better. And a … Continue reading How Many Recruits Will Stick?
All the talk about Kevin Porter being a possible lottery pick and he dropped to the last pick of the first round, where he was taken by Cleveland. Looks like the fears about his character mattered. Continue reading Kevin Porter Falls To No. 30
USC’s Elite Camp continues today. Among the top prospects are wide receiver LV Bunkley (Serra), Darion Green-Warren (Mater Dei), Domani Jackson (Mater Dei) and Jaylin Davies (Mater Dei). Also in attendance are five-star linebacker Justin Flowe (Upland) and five-star tailback Bijan Robinson (Salpointe). Here’s a stat: USC has had 13 commitments from high school football recruits in the Class of 2019, 2020 and 2021 since … Continue reading USC Notes: A Recruiting Trend Takes Hold
With Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb becoming an assistant coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers last week, can you ever imagine USC men’s basketball hiring a woman as a head coach? Why not? Becky Hammond, the San Antonio Spurs assistant, would probably turn USC down. But if she hired Eric Mobley to bring his sons and Jason Hart to recruit the rest of the roster, … Continue reading Would USC Ever Make History?
Former USC assistant Tony Bland received two years probation and 100 hours community service today. Bland plead guilty to bribery conspiracy in the college basketball corruption scandal. This is a bit anti-climatic considering all the publicity generated by this scandal. Also, Bland basically ruined his coaching career for a crime worthy of probation. Continue reading Tony Bland Gets Probation
Take a break from the Bru McCoy saga and discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Continue reading NBA Finals Talk