Latest Southern California Trojans men's basketball News

USC signs guard Ethan Anderson

Apr. 19, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Guard Ethan Anderson has signed to play for Southern California, joining the Trojans' previously announced recruiting class. Anderson averaged 20.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists as a senior at Fairfax High in Los Angeles. The 6-foot, 210-pounder was named LA city section player of...

USC signs Akron grad transfer Utomi for 2019-20 season

Apr. 16, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has added forward Daniel Utomi to its basketball roster for next season, its second graduate transfer addition this month. Coach Andy Enfield said Tuesday that Utomi is expected to graduate from Akron soon with a degree in sports management. Utomi joins guard Quinton...

The Latest: 1st parent guilty plea in college scam imminent

Apr. 3, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on court appearances for prominent parents, including Hollywood actresses, charged in the sweeping college admissions scam (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A California entrepreneur has become the first of 33 parents charged in a college admissions scam to agree to plead guilty. Peter...

USC adds graduate transfer Adlesh to roster for 2019-20

Apr. 1, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has added guard Quinton Adlesh to its basketball roster for the 2019-20 season. Coach Andy Enfield said Monday that Adlesh is expected to graduate from Columbia soon with a degree in political science. He will have one season of eligibility remaining. Adlesh averaged...

Renaming of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum criticized

Mar. 28, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California's $69 million sale of naming rights for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is being criticized as dishonoring the historic stadium's dedication as a memorial to soldiers who fought and died in World War I just a few years before it opened. USC announced...

Latest: USC students want transparency from new president

Mar. 20, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the naming of a new University of Southern California president (all times local): 4 p.m. Students say they hope the University of Southern California's new president is transparent about recent scandals plaguing the school. Carol Folt was introduced as president on...

University of Scandal, Corruption? USC at core of bribe plot

Mar. 17, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roy Nwaisser has four degrees from the University of Southern California and is a superfan of its storied football squad — he hasn't missed a home or away game in 27 years. But his devotion has been tested by a series of scandals culminating with the school's starring role in a...

Washington holds off USC 78-75 in Pac-12 quarterfinals

Mar. 14, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Washington played well at both ends, yet couldn't shake Southern California. No matter what the Huskies did, even while building a double-digit lead, the Trojans kept coming back. Jaylen Nowell scored 24 points, David Crisp added 18 and Washington held off a late charge to beat Southern...

Boatwright leads USC past Arizona 78-65 at Pac-12 tournament

Mar. 13, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Southern California's up-and-down season will continue. Arizona may have reached the end of an era. Bennie Boatwright had 22 points and 11 rebounds, helping USC roll over Arizona 78-65 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday. "We're seniors and we wanted to make sure the...

Colorado comeback gives Buffs 78-67 win over USC

Mar. 9, 2019 8:26 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes will take both momentum and the mantle as the Pac-12's hottest team into the league's tournament next week in Las Vegas. Freshman Evan Battey and sophomore Tyler Bey saw to that. Battey scored a season-best 21 points and Bey posted his fifth straight...