USC’s dramatic victory over Stanford on Saturday at the Galen Center, which the Trojans trailed by 5 points with 15.2 seconds left and forced OT, was hailed by some as the greatest ending of a USC basketball game. But it wasn’t. A better ending came at McArthur Court in 1999, where USC trailed Oregon, 84-79, with 2.8 seconds left. Adam Spanich hit two 3-pointers including … Continue reading Greatest Ending In USC History?
USC men’s basketball is 14-3, so what could be easier than facing the boosters in the Founders Room at the Galen Center before Thursday night’s game vs. lowly Cal? That is probably what assistant coach Eric Mobley thought until it was time to answer questions. “Who coaches your son?” a booster asked regarding USC freshman forward Isaiah Mobley. “We all do,” Eric Mobley said. “Well, … Continue reading Morning Buzz: USC Fans In Foul Mood
USC athletic director Mike Bohn and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott are at the USC-Cal basketball game. But . . . Bohn is not sitting in the normal seats for the A.D., which are right behind the basket. Instead, Bohn sat around 10 rows up at midcourt, where he was surrounded by friendly (old) boosters. It’s called a safe haven. Continue reading Mike Bohn In The House
Remember when KABC forgot to do a two-hour pre-game show before the Colorado game? Well, check out this tweet today from KABC: USC plays Cal tonight. Not Nevada. Not Stanford. Not tomorrow. And USC plays Stanford on Jan. 18, not Jan. 28. And I don’t know what starts at 6 p.m. because tonight’s game is at 7:30. Great move going to KABC! Speaking of radio, … Continue reading USC Radio Highlights And Lowlights
Just as predicted, Mike Bohn was at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday night. He got to speak to Bill Walton, watch USC beat UCLA and congratulate Andy Enfield. And, more importantly, he did it without any hecklers. The only floor level seats for USC at Pauley are for boosters, family, friends of the program. The students and average fans get to sit in the upper deck. … Continue reading Mike Bohn Enjoyed Quiet Night At Pauley
With the USC-UCLA game tomorow, here’s a picture from the Crosstown Rivalry in 1967. The teams actually played each other four times that season. The picture above is from the championship game of the L.A. Classic. USC beat Arkansas, 70-67, and Illinois, 73-72, before losing to the Bruins, 107-83. The USC players are Bill Hewitt (33), Jim Marsh (51) and Steve Jennings (25). The UCLA … Continue reading USC Picture Of The Night