Monthly Archives: February 2007

Pruitt going for 1,000

Gabe Pruitt could join Lodrick Stewart and Nick Young as the third Trojan to reach 1,000 career points this season in Thursday’s game at Washington. Pruitt, a junior who missed the first 11 games of the season because of academic … Continue reading

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Ranked again

Sweeping the Bay Area schools in L.A. put USC back in the national polls Monday, No. 23 in the AP and No. 24 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches. It’s the third time this year USC has been ranked. Let’s see … Continue reading

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Pruitt may test NBA waters

Gabe Pruitt, who said Friday that he planned to return for his senior season, said after the game that he still may attend the NBA pre-draft camp June 4-8 in Orlando, Fla., to see where he stands.

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Penrose’s moment

On a night Galen Center had a its highest attendance at 10,027, the arena culminated its first season with its loudest cheer ever. And it was for a little-used walk-on. Senior Chris Penrose entered the game with 2:23 remaining, after … Continue reading

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Young envious

Nick Young watched the pregame ceremony honoring USCs seniors with envy, knowing he may never get the same treatment. The junior has said he will explore his NBA options after the season, and will turn professional if he receives feedback … Continue reading

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Future in coaching?

Chris Penrose, who is scheduled to graduate in the spring with a degree in Economics, said he hoped to return to the USC basketball team as a graduate assistant. “Basketball is a love of mine and Id really like to … Continue reading

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Out of Africa

Family members joined Chris Penrose and Lodrick Stewart for the pregame festivities. Abdoulaye Ndiaye, who comes from Senegal in western Africa, said his parents hoped to come out for their first USC game but could not get a travel visa. … Continue reading

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Tournament lock

Having cemented at least a fourth-place finish in the Pac-10 and having a shot at second, the players feel they guaranteed a spot in the NCAA Tournament with this victory. “We’re playing for seeding now,” Lodrick Stewart said. “There’s not … Continue reading

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Floyd on growth of student spirit

“I think it’s the most exciting thing that’s happened this season, building a fanbase with the students,” Floyd said. “Those kids are acting like they’re having a great time and creating an atmosphere in our building.”

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USC beats Cal 84-66

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