A University of Southern California senior running back quit the football team Thursday, just days before their home opener, after calling the team’s head coach a racist on social media.
USC landed a top-10 class headlined by three final-day commitments from Los Angeles-area prospects Wednesday.
“They just came out and really punched us in the mouth,” Byron Wesley said.
Kyle Anderson scored 23 points, leading four UCLA players who scored in double figures, as the Bruins handily beat USC in a Pac-12 Conference opener, 107-73, Sunday afternoon at Pauley Pavilion.
Several fans were recovering Sunday morning from injuries sustained following the Trojans’ 20-17 upset victory over Stanford.
Nelson Agholor had two of Southern California’s NCAA-record tying three punt returns for touchdowns and Javorius Allen scored three times to help the Trojans beat California for the 10th straight time, 62-28 on Saturday.
Cody Kessler passed for 230 yards, Nelson Agholor scored the game’s only touchdown on an early 30-yard reception, and Southern California’s defense forced four turnovers in a 19-3 victory over Utah on Saturday.
Although Ed Orgeron claims he isn’t a very happy man most mornings, he was ecstatic from the moment he awoke Thursday for his first game as Southern California’s interim coach.
Less than two years after Southern California finished a 10-2 season with a 50-point win over UCLA, coach Lane Kiffin is unemployed.
Southern California has fired Lane Kiffin, ending the coach’s tumultuous tenure a few hours after the Trojans lost 62-41 at Arizona State.
Fans in cardinal-colored jerseys leaned over the railing and bellowed their boos into the Coliseum tunnel. Negative chants rained down on the coach as he ran to the locker room after each half.
Hall of Famer Cynthia Cooper-Dyke is returning to Southern California as the Trojans’ head women’s basketball coach.
Jordan Adams scored 20 points, four others scored at least 10 points and UCLA never trailed in a 75-59 victory over USC on Sunday.
Quarterback Matt Barkley will be taking part in running and jumping drills for this week’s NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, but sources say he will not be throwing.
Allen Crabbe had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Justin Cobbs added 22 points and California came back from 15 points down in the second half to beat Southern California 76-68 on Sunday night.