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  1. Fairfax guard Brendyn Taylor commits to USC

    Erik McKinney

    The Trojans added another piece to their backcourt, receiving a verbal commitment from Los Angeles Fairfax High School combo guard Brendyn Taylor. Taylor, capable of playing both point guard and shooting guard, missed much of his junior and senior...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  2. Basketball: Cal 75, USC 49

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- For most of one half of Thursday night's game against Cal, lowly USC looked like it could actually compete against the class of the Pac-12 conference. Buoyed by superb play from sophomore point guard Maurice Jones, the Trojans actua...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  3. Basketball: A new point guard and a new plan

    Pedro Moura

    Around this time last year, USC Trojans basketball coach Kevin O'Neill made a prediction for his team's fate for the upcoming season that proved exactly true over the course of the year. Forwards Nikola Vucevic and Alex Stepheson, O'Neill said las...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  4. Fontan's injury devastating

    Pedro Moura

    USC senior point guard Jio Fontan tears his ACL and will miss the 2011-12 season....

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  5. Basketball: Fontan hurt, Trojans lose

    Pedro Moura

    USC senior point guard Jio Fontan suffered a potentially serious left knee injury during the second quarter of the Trojans' eventual 81-70 loss to Mogi das Cruzes in Sao Paulo on Tuesday. X-rays on the knee were negative, a team spokesperson said,...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  6. Basketball: Fontan nets 28 in Brazil loss

    Pedro Moura

    Senior point guard Jio Fontan nearly led the Trojans to a comeback victory in their second game of a 10-day Brazil trip Monday, scoring 28 points as they fell 87-81 to Sao Jose dos Campos, a first-division Brazilian pro team. Fontan got into early...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  7. Basketball: Trojans win Brazil opener

    Pedro Moura

    Senior point guard Jio Fontan scored 29 points to lead USC to a 60-51 win over Brazilian Division II outfit Pindamonhangaba in Sao Paulo Sunday, the Trojans' first of five scheduled games over a 10-day trip in Brazil this month. With freshmen Byro...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  8. Basketball: Conversation with Alexis Moore

    Pedro Moura

    USC has three practices remaining this week before it departs for nine days in Brazil on Friday. We caught up with freshman point guard Alexis Moore after a session over the weekend and talked over his assessment through the first week of practice, i...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  9. Trojans talk Kevin O'Neill's suspension

    Pedro Moura

    A number of Trojans spoke out following Friday's 67-62 loss to Arizona in the semifinals of the Pac-10 tournament about the suspension of their coach, Kevin O'Neill. Here are some snippets of what the players had to say: USC point guard Jio Fontan...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  10. Basketball: USC 86, Santa Clara 73

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- At various points during USC's up-and-down 2009-2010 season, first-year coach Kevin O'Neill would bring up his 2010 recruiting class and effusively praise the guys coming in -- especially an unknown, diminutive point guard from Michiga...

    Blog | November 15, 2010
  11. 5-foot-7 Jones adjusting to life at USC

    Maurice Jones

    He's not ready quite yet, but he's getting there. Incoming USC guard Maurice Jones (Saginaw, Mich./Arthur Hill) will be entrusted with a lot this year, as the projected starter at point guard to open the season until transfer Jio Fontan is cleared...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  12. Jackson, Jones join USC-led squad in summer league

    Pedro Moura

    Two more Trojan signees joined the party over the weekend during Week 2 of the Nike Sayno Classic at the Hangar Athletic Xchange. Small forward Garrett Jackson (Portland, Ore./Westview) and point guard Maurice Jones (Saginaw, Mich./Arthur Hill) pl...

    Blog | June 28, 2010
  13. Preview: USC at Arizona

    Pedro Moura

    USC's final contest of the season tips off shortly, with the Trojans and Wildcats set for a 10:30 a.m. start in Tucson. It's Senior Night for Arizona - or Senior Day, rather - which means point guard Nic Wise will be honored pregame. He's the only...

    Blog | March 06, 2010
  14. Preview: Oregon State at USC

    Pedro Moura

    Plenty of storylines to watch at the Galen Center today. 1. It's senior day. How will USC's three seniors - point guard Mike Gerrity and guards Dwight Lewis and Marcus Johnson - respond to the overall emotion of the night? Lewis, now the career...

    Blog | February 27, 2010
  15. Smith comes up big

    Pedro Moura

    For USC reserve guard Donte Smith, this season's been a struggle. He averaged 32 minutes and eight points per game as the Trojans' starting point guard in the first eight games of the year, but scored a total of 14 points over the next 10 games wh...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  16. USC comes out hot in second half

    Pedro Moura

    The Trojans have taken a 39-38 lead with 15:17 left in this game. Dwight Lewis has continued his hot streak here in the second half and now has 16 points, but USC point guard Mike Gerrity has finally made good use of his trademarked penetration an...

    Blog | January 09, 2010