USC falls to No. 6 UCLA, 102-70
Bryce Alford scored 26 points, including 10 straight in the second half, and No. 6 UCLA beat Southern California 102-70 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game skid against its crosstown rival while improving to 5-0 in February.
Vaughn To Be Inducted Into The Pac-12 Hall Of Honor
Former USC men’s basketball great Ralph Vaughn will be one of 12 conference athletes or coaches inducted into the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Hall of Honor on March 10, during a ceremony prior to the semifinals of the 2017 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The inductees will also be recognized on the court during Friday night’s semifinal session.
USC Travels Crosstown For Showdown With No. 6 UCLA Saturday
The USC Trojans (21-5, 8-5) will travel across town to face rival No. 6 UCLA (23-3, 10-3) at Pauley Pavilion on Feb. 18 at 7:00 p.m. USC began the season 14-0 which ranks tied for the fourth-longest winning streak in school history and was the best USC start since the 1971 season. USC's 21-5 start is its best since the 1992 team also went 21-5. If USC wins, the 22-5 start will match the 1992 team and if USC loses, the 21-6 start would be its best since the 1992 team through 27 games. This is the 15th USC team to win 21 or more games in school history. Tonight's game will be USC's sixth against teams which have won 22 or more games this season.
Mike Walden, Former Broadcast Voice Of USC, Dies
Mike Walden, a noted local radio and television sportscaster who was the play-by-play broadcast voice of USC football and men’s basketball from 1966 to 1972 and then called UCLA sports for parts of 18 years, died on Sunday (Feb. 12) in Tarzana, Calif., from complications of a stroke. He was 89.
USC comeback falls short in 81-70 loss to No.5 Oregon
Dillon Brooks scored 21 points before fouling out, Tyler Dorsey added 19 and No. 5 Oregon repelled a couple of second-half threats to beat Southern California for the 14th straight time, 81-70 on Saturday night.