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USC Still Not Retiring Numbers That Are Retired

USC announced this week that transfer guard Drew Peterson will wear No. 11 next season. Why is this news? Because USC retired No. 11, worn by former All-American Bill Sharman, in 2007. USC sometimes says it is honoring jerseys instead of retiring them, so here is an article on USC’s official website on Sharman passing away in 2013: “He had his No. 11 USC jersey … Continue reading USC Still Not Retiring Numbers That Are Retired

Is The “Integrity” Test Coming At USC?

Carol Folt and Mike Bohn have stressed the word “integrity” since coming to USC. So what happens if the NCAA sanctions USC basketball? One can argue what former assistant coach Tony Bland did was less than other assistant coaches implicated in the FBI scandal. USC has argued Andy Enfield was unaware of Bland’s actions. But NCAA rules hold head coaches responsible for the actions of … Continue reading Is The “Integrity” Test Coming At USC?

Should USC Basketball Be Nervous?

The NCAA levied a one-year postseason ban against Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball program, making it the first program to receive punishment from the highly publicized FBI investigation. Is this ominous for USC? “In a criminal proceeding with a high burden or proof — beyond a reasonable doubt — and an individual who accepted responsibility and pleaded guilty, it was not difficult for us in this … Continue reading Should USC Basketball Be Nervous?