USC reportedly will get Darion Clark is a 6-foot-6 forward from North Carolina-Charlotte, who will transfer and sit out next season. Clark averaged 6.2 points and 4.6 rebounds per game last season.
For all the buzz surrounding Andy Enfield, you might expect some higher-profile or higher-ranked players to commit or enroll but he probably is looking at what his roster needs will be two years from now. Right?
The men’s tennis team lost its first NCAA playoff match since 2008, ending a streak of four national titles following its 4-3 loss to Ohio State. The Trojans-Buckeyes encounter was a rematch of the 2009 NCAA title match.
Jackson, who is being recruited by USC, went 25 feet in the long jump today at the CIF-Southern Section divisional finals at Mt. SAC in Walnut. Jackson’s jump was the longest by a high school athlete this year.
USC center Dewayne Dedmon is in Chicago for the NBA combine and spoke about his decision to turn pro.
“I talked to all the (USC) coaches, had meetings with all the coaches. At the end of the day, my mind was made up to come out,” Dedmon told Sports Illustrated. “They were good meetings, but I was still unsure about next year’s coaching staff. I wasn’t willing to put myself in jeopardy because of what they would do on the court. Sometimes you get broken promises. You never really know. There is always that little gray area.”
Delvon Simmons, who started all 13 games at Texas Tech last season, received his release to transfer and will visit USC this weekend, according to Scout.com. Simmons nearly signed with USC two years ago.
He was rated the No. 3 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.