USC Trojans Basketball Schedule
The USC Trojans have had a basketball team since 1906 and in the nearly 100 years
of existence have established themselves as one of the toughest teams in the nation. The past few seasons have been rough
for the Trojans but they appear to be on the verge of turning things around, especially after the hiring of Andy Enfield who
worked magic at Florida Gulf Coast. There is definitely a buzz around Trojan hoops now and they will be looking to make a
big move up the PAC 12 standings in the 2014-2015 season that will hopefully result in an NCAA Tournament berth in March.
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12 is full of teams that can win it all and any team emerging from the conference schedule with a winning record is usually
in pretty good shape. Arizona has been the real juggernaut in the conference of late, and USC will get a shot at the Wildcats
at home and a win against Arizona will do a lot for the Trojans' confidence as well as their chances of being selected to
participate in the Tournament. Of course crosstown rivals UCLA are one of the most storied programs in all of college basketball
and the Trojans are always looking to take the Bruins down a peg. Big games abound during the PAC 12 and the Trojans will
have home games against other big time opponents including Stanford and Oregon. Take a look at the entire USC Trojans basketball
schedule here on StubHub and get tickets for all of the best games of the 2014-2015 season.
is coming off of a tough year that saw them only win one game in the PAC 12 regular season and then lose in the first round
of the PAC 12 Tournament but they are poised for a turn around season. Coach Andy Enfield is entering his second year in charge
of the Trojans and will finally be starting to recruit his own players and further install his system. Leading scorer and
rebounder Byron Wesley will be returning to the Trojans and should be able to improve upon an impressive 2013-2014 season
in which he averaged 17.8 points and 6.4 rebounds. He will get help from returning guard Pe'Shon Howard who led the team in
assists in his first year on campus after transferring from Maryland. Combine a solid returning core with a good class of
recruits and the Trojans could really turn some heads in the PAC 12 this year. Be there right fro the opening tip for an exciting
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USC Trojans Basketball Conference
The Pac 12 is made up of teams
from the Pacific Northwest, the Four Corners Area, and California. The twelve teams in the conference are Arizona State, Arizona,
Cal Berkeley, Oregon, Colorado, Oregon State, UCLA, USC, Washington, Utah, and Washington State. It has long been one of the
best college basketball conferences in the country with UCLA and Arizona as the powerhouse programs in the conference. In
recent years Oregon, Stanford, and Arizona State have also made their marks on the college basketball landscape, and the relatively
recent additions of Utah and Colorado have made the conference even stronger. Three of the Western United States based colleges
with the most NCAA Tournament appearances play in the PAC 12: UCLA, Arizona, and Utah. When it comes to Tournament Time, teams
representing the PAC 12 are some of the most feared and typically among the most successful teams in the Big Dance.Regular
season conference games in the PAC 12 are among the most exciting in all of college basketball and whichever teams make it
out of the PAC 12 regular season with a good enough record to be chosen to participate in the NCAA Tournament will be battle
tested enough to make some serious noise in the Big Dance.
College basketball games are
an experience like no other. Featuring some of the best student athletes in the world along with some of the most passionate
fans in all of sports, the games have an atmosphere that is unrivaled. When you set foot into Galen Center for a USC Trojans
home basketball game this will all be clear. As the teams set up for opening tip off the fans stand up and loudly cheer for
their alma mater and hometown favorites. The game continues full of back and forth action, big time shots, and clutch defensive
stops. Before you know it the clock is winding down in the second half and the two sides are wrapped up in yet another tight
contest. Your palms get sweaty with each trip down the floor and each time a player from your favorite team lets loose a shot
you hold your breath until the ball tickles the twine. This continues until the final buzzer when the Trojans' side erupts
after another big win and their fans flow out of the arena in jubilation. USC fans have been hungry for a winning basketball
team for a few years now, and this season when the Trojans begin to turn things around in the PAC 12 there will be no better
place to be than inside Galen Center.
USC has made it to two Final Fours in their long history,
one in 1940 and the other in 1954. Additionally the program has made the NCAA Tournament 16 times and advanced to the Sweet
Sixteen four times, most recently in 2007. The team has had several players go on to notable NBA careers including O.J. Mayo,
Brian Scalabrine, Harold Miner, Taj Gibson, Paul Westphal, and DeMar DeRozan. Another notable former Trojan is Tex Winter
who invented the triangle offense which Phil Jackson used to win NBA championships with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen
and the Chicago Bulls as well as with Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal and the Los Angeles Lakers. The first official basketball
game played by the USC Trojans was a game between the freshmen and the sophomores which the freshmen won 25-2. The school's
first intercollegiate game was an 18-15 victory against fellow Los Angeles school Occidental College on January 16, 1907.