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  1. UCLA not yet comfortable at old USC arena

    Diamond Leung

    While Pauley Pavilion undergoes renovations, UCLA will be making its primary home at the Los Angeles Sports Arena adjacent to the USC campus. The Bruins used to play at the arena decades ago, but the facility is better known as the Trojans' old home ...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  2. Pac-12: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Pac-12 this season: 1. How good are the freshman guards? The Pac-12 lost a boatload of talent to the NBA draft, but that doesn't necessarily mean the conference is short on star power. A number of...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  3. Injury-plagued USC a little unsettled

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill has told reporters he expected the Trojans to be picked 10th in the Pac-12 and called the Trojans without injured point guard Jio Fontan a "rudderless ship." According to ESPN Los Angeles, the backcourt without Fontan is st...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  4. An offseason roundup of the Pac-12

    Diamond Leung

    The new-look Pac-12 has decided not to expand again for the time being, as it already appears to be positioned for long-term success based upon the maneuverings of Larry Scott. But the commissioner doesn't diagram plays or make jump shots. For ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  5. USC devastated by Jio Fontan's injury

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill had nothing but effusive praise for guard Jio Fontan last season before he had even appeared in a single game for the Trojans. The Fordham transfer was coming, and it was going to be awesome. So you can imagine how O'Neill ...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  6. Pac-12 expands its league and its exposure -- college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    Pac-12 programs and their fans often feel underappreciated and underexposed. Commissioner Larry Scott felt their pain. So he went out and expanded the league and struck TV deals that will forever transform basketball in the conference.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  7. USC Trojans investigating incident involving coach Kevin O'Neill,...

    Diamond Leung

    USC is looking into reports of an incident involving coach Kevin O'Neill, his wife, Roberta, and a fan following the Trojans' 70-56 win against Cal in a Pac-10 tournament quarterfinal Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  8. Hurricane Katrina evacuee Will Weathers right at home with Troy T...

    Diamond Leung

    Basketball has provided Troy's Will Weathers with a sense of familiarity and safety. After Hurricane Katrina changed his world, that's exactly what the star point guard needed.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  9. Matt Court debut was unkind to USC

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill said today he would have much preferred that a non-conference team had played Oregon on the opening night for Matthew Knight Arena rather than the Trojans, who came out slow and couldn't come back from a first-half deficit. ...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  10. Joshua Smith regrets flipping off USC fan

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA center Joshua Smith's first game against crosstown rival USC was a frustrating experience for one of the top freshmen in the conference. He didn't appreciate the Trojan players' celebratory antics, told reporters the officiating was "terrible" a...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  11. A look at what to expect in the Pac-10 this season

    Diamond Leung

    With nonconference play drawing to a close, we take a look at the start of Pac-10 play.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  12. USC crushes UCLA in intro video

    Diamond Leung

    USC doesn't host crosstown rival UCLA at the Galen Center until Jan. 9 and has four home games before then, but that didn't stop the Trojans from releasing a new intro video that shows the SC logo smashing UCLA's to bits. USC has a three-game ...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  13. 'Baby Jordan' breaks his silence

    Diamond Leung

    You remember Harold Miner, right? Given the nickname "Baby Jordan," USC's all-time leading scorer left school early and went on to have an NBA career that was anything but Jordan-esque. The left-hander twice won the dunk contest, but played only 2...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  14. Mike Garrett: 'Nothing but a lot of envy'

    Diamond Leung

    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Hundreds of miles away from Heritage Hall and only a few hours after the release of an NCAA report that spelled out major penalties for USC, athletic director Mike Garrett broke his silence on the matter by telling a group of th...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  15. Lil' Romeo no match for NBA player's dunk

    Diamond Leung

    Percy Miller, aka the rapper Lil' Romeo, recently left USC because, as coach Kevin O'Neill told the Orange County Register, "I think his future is more off the court than on the court." This video of Miller in his Trojan basketbal...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  16. Halftime in Berkeley: Randle dominating

    Diamond Leung

    BERKELEY, Calif. -- Last week right around this time, Cal was on the short end of a 25-0 run by USC. 25-0! After the game, Trojans coach Kevin O'Neill told reporters that a bunch of guys from the press tables in shorts probably wouldn't have let that...

    Blog | February 11, 2010