The NCAA is looking into allegations that two former USC players received improper benefits, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Forget about the record-setting 10 freshmen in the first round. Many underclassmen -- such as the undrafted Jamont Gordon and Davon Jefferson -- learned the NBA draft can be cruel, writes Andy Katz.
Freshman O.J. Mayo scored 23 points, and Southern California turned up its defense down the stretch Thursday to beat Arizona State 59-55 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 tournament.
Southern Cal 68, Oregon St. 44
Davon Jefferson scored 25 points and O.J. Mayo added 16 as USC upset fourth-ranked UCLA 72-63, ending the Bruins' nine-game winning streak.
No. 25 Southern Cal 83, Delaware St. 54
Davon Jefferson and OJ Mayo sparked Southern Cal past Oklahoma on Thursday.
Freshman Davon Jefferson scored 18 points and Southern California blew out Southern Illinois in the second half of a 70-45 victory in the inaugural Anaheim Classic title game Sunday night.