Former USC basketball player Marcus Simmons will have a free-agent workout with the New Jersey Nets later this week.
South Carolina won its second consecutive College World Series title. The Gamecocks will now try to threepeat. The last team to do that? USC, of course. The real one. The Trojans won five straight titles from 1970-74. But when will they return to a College World Series?
USC won more games (168) during the Pac-10′s 33-year era than any school. The next-best school was Washington (157). The Trojans lost 75 games while the Huskies lost 105.
Here is one transfer that Lane Kiffin could have used at USC. But getting a release to USC from Tennessee was out of the question.
Here’s the autopsy results on the death of Alabama offensive lineman Aaron Douglas, who played for Lane Kiffin at Tennessee and nearly signed with USC last year.
USC is the only Pac-10 school with a first round selection in four of the past five NBA drafts (courtesy Bob Cantu’s twitter).
Defensive lineman Greg Townsend is another incoming freshman that must achieve a qualifying score on the SAT before he enrolls.
We have mentioned before that USC’s athletic dept. is self-sufficient, which is worth remembering when looking at this chart of schools that receive subsidies.
The Pac-10 officially becomes the Pac-12 on Friday. The excitement is overwhelming so with that in mind, here’s a look at some of the Pac-12 Network’s options in becoming a viable channel.