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USC Notes: Crosstown Rivlary Next Week?

UCLA coach Mick Cronin said the Bruins might play USC next week if the Oregon schools can’t play. Of course it came from the media friendly Cronin and not Andy Enfield. I’m all for the USC-UCLA rivalry having three regular-season games. It used to be four back in the old days. Now the teams only play three times if they meet in the Pac-12 Tournament. … Continue reading USC Notes: Crosstown Rivlary Next Week?

Remembering Paul Westphal

Today’s look back at Trojans who died in 2021 remembers Paul Westphal. Westphal was on the 1971 USC men’s basketball team that had a 24-2 record. He was a first-team All-American the following season. Westphal was so good, he could have gone anywhere after playing at Aviation High School in Redondo Beach and it came down to perennial champion UCLA and USC. “I wanted to … Continue reading Remembering Paul Westphal

USC Winners And Losers Of Week

WINNERS USC basketball The Trojans rose to No. 7 in the AP Top 25 poll, their highest-ranking since 1975. That Gus Williams-led team got to No. 5. Just don’t play and you never lose. Williams is pictured above. Carson Palmer The Heisman winner turns 42 today and did a great job spilling the beans on that players group Mike Bohn consulted during the coaching search. … Continue reading USC Winners And Losers Of Week

Su’a Cravens And Jason Hart Replacement In USC News

In the USC newsletter, I name the frontrunner to replace former USC assistant coach Jason Hart. As expected, five-star Kijani Wright of Windward and now Sierra Canyon committed to USC today. Meanwhile, Su’a Cravens has joined USC in an unspecified role for pre-game and post-game shows at football games this season. If Cravens is allowed to be as honest on these shows as he was … Continue reading Su’a Cravens And Jason Hart Replacement In USC News

USC Notes: Typical Andy Enfield Move

USC will play Oklahoma State on Dec. 21 in Oklahoma City. Typical Andy Enfield to schedule the Cowboys after Cade Cunningham. And Oklahoma State is nowhere to be seen in the early top 25 polls for next season. So now Enfield is ready to play them, when he thinks he has the better team. We’ll see. Four-star wide receiver Tobias Merriweather from Vancouver, Wash., committed … Continue reading USC Notes: Typical Andy Enfield Move