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USC Afternoon Notes

The Lakers made a blockbuster trade today that involved removing LaVar Ball from the organization. That made it a good trade. USC’s Rising Stars camp was today and some of the performers included Orange Vista (Perris) defensive end Dion Wilson, Mater Dei wide receiver Kody Epps and Los Gatos offensive tackle Andres Dewerk. The post office across the street from USC on Vermont Ave. was … Continue reading USC Afternoon Notes

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If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

The just-concluded NBA Finals are a good reminder that neither Kawhi Leonard nor Klay Thompson played at USC. But they easily could have been Trojans. Leonard, who played at King High School in Riverside, was considered a “mid-major post” player by the USC coaching staff and never offered a scholarship. UCLA, Arizona, Washington and Arizona State also neglected to offer Leonard and he signed with … Continue reading If It’s Friday, It’s Time For A USC Notes Column

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Is NCAA Coming After USC Basketball?

At least six schools will receive Notices of Allegations for Level I violations from the NCAA this summer, an NCAA official told Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports. “There’s even another group of cases that we’re still working on,” said Stan Wilcox, NCAA vice president for regulatory affairs. “The main thing is that we’re up and ready. We’re moving forward and you’ll see consequences.” This suggest … Continue reading Is NCAA Coming After USC Basketball?