The nation's top prospects, including Connecticut-bound Katie Lou Samuelson and Louisville-bound Asia Durr, are set to sign their national letters of intent this week. Get prepared for the deluge of letters with our A-to-Z guide to signing week.
Coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke is ready to build on USC's first NCAA tournament berth in eight seasons. But first, she replaced most of her coaching staff and must adjust to losing her leading returning scorer, who was dismissed in September.
Briana Brown sank a 3-pointer with four-tenths of a second left to give No. 8 seed St. John's a 71-68 victory over No. 9 seed Southern California in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday night.
Kiki Alofaituli scored 12 of her 15 points in the second half, and Southern California earned its first Pac-12 Conference tournament title by rallying for a 71-62 win over Oregon State on Sunday night.
For the past several seasons, talent, potential and a parade of All-Americans that should have returned Southern California into a premier program underachieved. That all changed Sunday as the Trojans earned their first NCAA berth since 2006.