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  1. Basketball: Tuesday practice report

    Pedro Moura

    USC (12-10, 4-6 in the Pac-10) plays Oregon State at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Galen Center. We'll have a preview of the game come Thursday, but here are a few worthwhile nuggets from the Trojans' Tuesday practice in preparation for the Beavers: Jack...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  2. Basketball: USC preps for UCLA

    Pedro Moura

    A few notes from Thursday's practice as the Trojans prepare to play UCLA on Sunday at the Galen Center: Alex Stepheson's full return from the hand injury that had limited him for the last two months was clearly a big boost for USC, and Stepheson ...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  3. USC basketball: Season primer

    Pedro Moura

    It's not often that coaches are willing to pin the success of their entire squad on one or two players. But second-year Trojans coach Kevin O'Neill is more than willing to do just that with his 2010-2011 squad, which officially begins play Saturda...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  4. Stories from summer league

    Pedro Moura

    A few anecdotes and some video to pass on from the blog's two-day stay in Las Vegas, spent catching up with three former Trojans in action for their NBA squads in summer-league play: First, a great one-on-one with Marcus Johnson, in which the for...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  5. DeRozan beats Johnson in battle of former Trojans

    Pedro Moura

    LAS VEGAS -- Saturday, part two of the battle between former Trojans took place -- this time with 2009 Raptors' first-rounder DeMar DeRozan going up against Marcus Johnson as Toronto took on the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Summer League. Part one feat...

    Blog | July 10, 2010
  6. Lewis, Johnson make solid debuts in summer-league play

    Pedro Moura

    LAS VEGAS -- Dwight Lewis and Marcus Johnson found plenty of perks while making their NBA debuts Friday in the Las Vegas Summer League, playing against each other for the Houston Rockets and Phoenix Suns. Plenty of them, indeed. The pair of former...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  7. Friday links and notes

    Pedro Moura

    A few things to pass along on this Friday: First of all: junior fullback D.J. Shoemate is gone as of last night, heading to UConn with plans to play running back -- something he never had a chance to do at USC. Highly recruited out of Servite Hig...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  8. Wednesday links and notes

    Pedro Moura

    A few things to pass along on this Wednesday: Just as Seantrel Henderson wanted out of his letter of intent to USC - and got it, Tuesday - another Trojan signee in the class of 2010 wants out. Linebacker Glen Stanley (Thatcher, Ariz./Eastern Ariz...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  9. Lewis, Johnson latch on to summer league teams

    Pedro Moura

    Former Trojan guards Dwight Lewis and Marcus Johnson weren't selected in week's NBA draft, but both players have managed to find a temporary home for summer league play. Johnson, who averaged just under 10 points a game in his second season with U...

    Blog | June 28, 2010
  10. One-on-one with Dwight Lewis

    Pedro Moura

    As we briefly detailed yesterday, outgoing USC guard Dwight Lewis has a solid chance of being selected in the second round of today's NBA draft. Today, we'll catch up with him. The draft - airing right now on ESPN - features plenty of talent at th...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  11. On eve of draft, Fontan eyeing year to come

    Pedro Moura

    Two weeks ago, we wrote about former USC baseball player Grant Green, who, in the year since he was drafted 13th overall by the Oakland A's, has made tremendous strides in developing as a shortstop and all-around hitter. In that story, Green refle...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  12. Monday links and notes

    Pedro Moura

    Plenty of USC-related news on this Monday: To start it off, multiple sources are reporting tonight that USC coach Kevin O'Neill has decided not to retain assistants Phil Johnson and Gib Arnold. Both Johnson and Arnold were in their fifth seasons ...

    Blog | March 08, 2010
  13. Vucevic earns most improved player award

    Pedro Moura

    USC sophomore forward Nikola Vucevic has been the named the Pac-10's most improved player, the conference announced today. The award was determined by a vote of the conference's 10 coaches. Vucevic started all 30 of the Trojans' games this season ...

    Blog | March 08, 2010
  14. Final: Arizona 84, USC 82 (2 OT)

    Pedro Moura

    USC's season ended dramatically with a double-overtime loss to Arizona Saturday, 84-82. But much the way they did all season long, the Trojans competed until the end of the game - regardless of the obstacles along the way. And there were a lot of ...

    Blog | March 07, 2010
  15. Final: Arizona State 59, USC 54

    Pedro Moura

    The Trojans played hard enough Thursday. They shot well enough. And they defended well enough. But they still didn't win, as USC (16-13, 8-9) fell 59-54 to Arizona State (21-9, 11-6) in Tempe, Ariz. The Sun Devils' Rihards Kuksiks provided a lot o...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  16. Final: Oregon State 49, USC 44

    Pedro Moura

    Disappointment. In some form, that was the word of the night in the USC locker room after the Trojans fell 49-44 at the hands of the Oregon State Beavers. Dwight Lewis was "disappointed with how the game turned out." Nikola Vucevic said it was ...

    Blog | February 27, 2010