Monthly Archives: March 2007
Adam and Ryan Goldston, the twin brothers from Montclair Prep in Van Nuys who were walk-ons for basketball as freshmen in 2005-06, made the football teams as walk-ons for the spring. Adam is listed as a fullback and receiver while … Continue reading
Fresh off a trip to the Sweet 16, USC added another player to a 2007 recruiting class already ranked No. 2 in the nation by rivals.com. Mamadou Diarra, a 6-foot-10, 235-pound forward from Stoneridge Prep of Simi Valley gave USC … Continue reading
If USC made it to the Elite Eight and won — which I had started thinking was a real possibility early in the second half against North Carolina — I was holding out on the great angle that the team … Continue reading
This USC team was a pleasure to cover for my first full season on a college beat. The main players really are good guys to deal with, not at all jaded like some standout athletes become. It will be interesting … Continue reading
North Carolina forward Brandan Wright had this to say about USC: “That program looks bright. They have a lot of talent. They’re a team I see in the Final Four in the near future.” Wright, a freshman, scored a game-high … Continue reading
Now that the season is over, junior Nick Young must decide whether to return for his senior season or declare for the NBA draft. The Cleveland High of Reseda product, projected as a first-round pick in many mock drafts, said … Continue reading
The senior guard finished with 15 points and four rebounds on 6-of-15 shooting in his final game. “Just knowing this will be my last time putting on this uniform with these great players around me, it is hard, Stewart said. … Continue reading
Gabe Pruitt curled up on the bench, his jersey pulled over his head to hide the tears. Even for a team that exceeded all expectations by making the Sweet 16, the end of a season hurts. Seemingly on the way … Continue reading
Leaves game 12:25 left USC up 57-45.
When Brandan Wright started dominating inside, USC moved Taj Gibson onto him, put Wilkinson on Hansbrough and, when Wright got the ball, doubled him with Hackett. Gibson has 12 points and nine rebounds at the break.