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NCAA Extends Eligibility For Spring Sports . . . With A Catch

The Division I Council on Monday voted to allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility. But there is a catch: The council said it will not require athletics aid be provided at the same level awarded for 2019-20.  That means schools will be able to offer less (or zero) aid if they want. … Continue reading NCAA Extends Eligibility For Spring Sports . . . With A Catch

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USC Morning Buzz: Winners And Losers Of The Week

WINNERS OF THE WEEK Andy Enfield He lands two four-star commitments for 2021 and a grad transfer from Utah Valley. This is what Enfield does best: Land recruits. The underachievement comes later. If they canceled the NCAA Tournament every year he would have a great reputation. Clay Helton “Did y’all see we landed a four-star tailback?” Helton might say today. USC had the nation’s No. … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Winners And Losers Of The Week

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USC Working On Coronavirus Vaccine

A USC research team is working on a vaccine for the coronavirus, the university announced. The team is trying to isolate human antibodies that successfully fight the viral infection in order to create working therapeutic treatments to improve recovery times for COVID-19 patients, according to researchers. Pin Wang, a professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Biomedical Engineering, is leading the research team. Wang … Continue reading USC Working On Coronavirus Vaccine

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USC Admissions Gets 6,000 Fewer Applicants

Are USC’s scandals finally catching up with admissions? USC announced today it had nearly 60,000 applicants for the Class of 2024 and accepted 9,535 students. USC said the acceptance rate was 16 percent. This breaks a recent trend for USC. Let’s compare below: In 2019, USC had a record-breaking 66,000 apply and accepted only 11 percent. In 2018, USC had 64,256 applicants and accepted only … Continue reading USC Admissions Gets 6,000 Fewer Applicants

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NCAA Will Distribute $375 Million Less To Schools

The NCAA announced it would give its schools around $225 million in June. That is $375 million less than normal because of the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said the cancellation of the NCAA and Big 12 Tournaments will cost the conference around $15-18 million. Bowlsby said he believed the Big 12’s reserves can probably “make members whole” this season. Continue reading NCAA Will Distribute $375 Million Less To Schools