USC’s basketball game at California on Thursday will be broadcast on the 1090-AM, which is oddly named Double X. Apparently the Wax String-and-Paper Cup Network was unavailable.
Time to get back to the readers’ forum.
I expected a fairly dreadful showing from the Pac-12 when I originally said Oregon and Utah were the best hope for victories. I’m now leaning toward a UCLA victory over Illinois thanks to the fact the Illini are without their best tailback. But I still think 2 is the over/under for Pac-12 postseason wins.
Center Hiva Lutui, who committed to UCLA, will visit USC on Jan. 20.
USC is going to bring in at least four wide receivers to visit on the weekend of Jan. 13: Darreus Rogers, Stefon Diggs, Nelson Agholor and D.J. Foster. Rogers is already committed but will visit Oregon on Jan. 20.
Can anyone remember a worse year for the Pac-12 (Pac-10) than this year? The conference will probably get two NCAA bids or three at the most. This would seem to help USC in a parity driven conference tournament but the Trojans need more depth for a tournament run.
Is Norm Chow going to try and steal a UCLA commitment? Here is what tailback Steven Lakalaka told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
“I would give it a thought. I’m still committed, but open-minded with my family,” Lakalaka said. “I guess it does make a difference because he’s a great coach.”
Perhaps the most important aspect of T.J. McDonald’s return is that Deon Bailey can now remain at linebacker.
The crosstown rivalry is a topic in this segment of reader questions.