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USC Notes: A Commitment, An Injury And Basketball News

Deijon Laffitte, a three-star defensive tackle from Ontario Colony, has committed to USC. He also had offers from Tennessee, Arizona and Washington. It’s called the “3400 Club” and it has a meeting tonight with six USC basketball players. I wonder how Mike Bohn will respond to this? From what I hear, Andy Enfield is fine with it. Continue reading USC Notes: A Commitment, An Injury And Basketball News

USC Adds Russian Forward

I brought up a couple issues and they were addressed by USC. So at least they are germaine issues. 1.) Lincoln Riley will release a depth chart Wednesday night. Good. 2.) I talked about USC basketball’s quiet offseason. The Trojans announced today freshman Iaroslav Niagu from Russia will join the team. He sounds like a bit of a project. Last month at the NBA Academy … Continue reading USC Adds Russian Forward

Four-Star Forward Commits To UCLA

Devin Williams, a 6-10 four-star forward from Corona Centennial, committed to UCLA over USC on Sunday. Was anyone surprised? I knew Williams would end up at UCLA when the USC fanboys started going silent leading up to the announcment. I’m curious to see how USC recruiting goes now that former assistant coach Jason Hart has been gone for a year and the Trojans try to … Continue reading Four-Star Forward Commits To UCLA

Sunday Buzz: Remembering Bill Russell Vs. USC

Bill Russell has died at age 88. He led the Boston Celtics to 11 NBA titles and the University of San Francisco to two NCAA championships (1955-56). The Dons, who received 33 of 34 first-place votes in the United Press preseason poll, opened the 1955-56 season by hosting USC. Russell had 24 points, 20 rebounds and 10 blocked shots in only 25 minutes as USF … Continue reading Sunday Buzz: Remembering Bill Russell Vs. USC