Monthly Archives: January 2007

Miner ceremony put off

Harold Miner will not be honored at halftime of the Feb. 24 game against California because USC coaches have been unable to get a hold of the school’s all-time leading scorer. Instead, former Trojans player and coach Bob Boyd — … Continue reading

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Hackett disciplined

Daniel Hackett was forced to watch practice from sideline seats as punishment for missing a study hall. Coach Floyd said that would be the extent of the discipline.

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Stewart also under the weather

Lod said that he has also felt sick since coming back from the Bay Area, though he has been able to practice. He said he felt a little better today.

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Pruitt talks on illness …

“I’m just real weak right now, like my body’s just aching — my stomach and lower back,” Pruitt said after practice. “… I should be (healthy) enough to play and contribute. We’ll see what happens tomorrow.” Pruitt said he spent … Continue reading

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Everyone’s back …

Gabe Pruitt, RouSean Cromwell and Reed Doucette were back at practice Wednesday after missing the previous day with an illness.

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Floyd expects close game

“We’re smart enough to know that we’re not 45 points better than Oregon State, and we’re not going to beat them by 45, nor 35, nor 25, nor 15,” coach Floyd said of Thursday’s game against the Beavers, who USC … Continue reading

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6-3 will do just fine

Floyd said he would be thrilled to go 6-3 through the second half of Pac-10 play like USC did in the first half. “Absolutely, I’ll take that right now,” Floyd said. “… I think any coach would in this league. … Continue reading

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Cromwell praised

Floyd liked the way RouSean Cromwell played off the bench against Cal, though his numbers were modest with two points, one rebound, two steals and a block in 15 minutes. “His activity was great,” Floyd said. “He played like a … Continue reading

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Defensive focus

After allowing Cal to shoot 51.9 percent Saturday, the Trojans made defense the priority in Tuesday’s practice. Stanford also shot 48.1 percent against USC on Thursday. On the season, the Trojans are tied for second-best in the country in field-goal … Continue reading

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Floyd on Mayo

Being a computer-phobe, coach Floyd still hasn’t seen video of Mayo’s incident. His only knowledge of Mayo’s ejection and the surrounding circus seems to be what we (the media) have told him. He said he hasn’t talked to Mayo, and … Continue reading

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