Two Trojans Pick Up Pac-12 All-Academic Honors
Another round of Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention goes to two Women of Troy in recognition of another season of strong academic achievements put forth by the pair of standout USC guards. Senior Courtney Jaco now has her third set of academic accolades, while junior Sadie Edwards has collected her second selection to the Pac-12’s academic honor roll.
Cynthia Cooper-Dyke Resigns As USC Women's Basketball Head Coach
USC women's basketball head coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke announced today (March 3) that she has resigned after four seasons guiding the Women of Troy.
USC Women See Seattle Trip Come To A Close With 71-58 Loss To Cal
The USC women's basketball team had the game level in the early stages of the fourth quarter, but No. 8 seed California dug in and kept converting in the paint and from the free-throw line to stave off the No. 9 seeded Trojans in today's Pac-12 Tournament opener in Seattle. A final 71-58 win by the Golden Bears sends Cal on to tomorrow's quarterfinals, while USC finishes up its time in Seattle holding a 14-16 overall record.
USC Women Set Off For Seattle To Engage In Action At Pac-12 Tournament
USC continues its road-heavy late stretch of the 2016-17 season with a journey to Seattle for the action at the 2017 Pac-12 Tournament. The Trojans' fourth road trip in five weeks will see USC settle in for competition at KeyArena, standing as the No. 9 seed in this year's tourney. The Women of Troy (14-15) will open this year's run with a first-round clash against No. 8 seeded California (18-12) at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday (March 2) at KeyArena. A win in that game would advance the Trojans into the quarterfinals against top-seeded Oregon State at 11:30 a.m. on Friday (March 3). The path from there would include an 6 p.m. semifinal on Saturday (March 4) followed by the championship game at 6 p.m. on Sunday (March 5).USC is now three years removed from its historic run to the 2014 Pac-12 Tournament Championship, where the fifth-seeded Trojans became the first team ever to win four games in the tournament.
Simon, Jaco and Moore Land All-Pac-12 Honors
As the Pac-12 Tournament looms on the horizon for the USC women’s basketball team, three Women of Troy will carry All-Pac-12 honors with them into tournament play this week. Junior forward Kristen Simon has landed a spot among the conference’s top-15 players as a member of the All-Pac-12 Team. Senior guard Courtney Jaco has earned All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention as well as All-Defensive Honorable Mention. And freshman guard Minyon Moore has locked in a spot on the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team.