USC Women Lose Out On The Line In Tight Game At No. 11 UCLA
The USC women's basketball team was edged out in a great rivalry game tonight in Westwood, falling 71-67 at No. 11 UCLA as the Bruins benefited from 28 free throws shot in the second half. UCLA landed 20 of those -- more than enough to help the hosts recover from USC's two-point halftime advantage. The loss is USC's seventh in a row, taking the Trojans to 10-9 overall and 1-7 in Pac-12 play. UCLA improves to 15-4, 6-2 with its second win of the week over USC.
Courtney Jaco's Career Night Isn't Enough To Pass Up No. 11 UCLA
The USC women's basketball team received a career night from senior Courtney Jaco, who nailed seven 3-pointers and finished with 27 points -- but it wasn't enough to pass up visiting No. 11 UCLA. The Bruins benefited from a slow second quarter by the Trojans and dominated the boards throughout to post a 74-59 win over host USC tonight at Galen Center. USC goes to 10-8 overall and 1-6 in Pac-12 play with its sixth straight defeat. UCLA improves to 14-4, 5-2.
USC Women Line Up For Back-to-Back Battles With No. 11 Bruins
USC’s tough stretch of Pac-12 action continues with rivalry week bringing up back-to-back clashes against crosstown rival UCLA. The Trojans (10-7, 1-5 Pac-12) host the first Crosstown Showdown in an 8 p.m. matchup against the No. 13/11 Bruins on Wednesday (Jan. 18) at Galen Center. Then, the teams will reconvene at Pauley Pavilion for another tilt on Sunday (Jan. 22) at 5 p.m. in Westwood. Both games will be televised on Pac-12 Network and Pac-12 Los Angeles, with live audio also available through usctrojans.com.
Incoming Trojan Destiny Littleton Breaks Scoring Record, Named McDonald's All-American
Fresh off setting the state scoring record, incoming Trojan Destiny Littleton has also landed a place in the McDonald's All-American Game. The Bishop's School product became California's all-time leading scorer in high school girls' basketball on Jan. 14. The very next day, she was named a McDonald's All-American with a spot on the West team. She and fellow USC signee Shalexxus Aaron were both nominees for 2017 McDonald's All-American status.
USC Women Can’t Catch No. 10 Oregon State
The USC women’s basketball team put forth a strong performance against the nation’s No. 10 team, but visiting Oregon State was able to keep the host Trojans at bay in pressing on for a 74-60 win today at the Galen Center. The loss is USC’s fifth straight, leaving the Trojans at 10-7 overall and 1-5 in Pac-12 play. OSU improves to 16-2, 5-1 with the road win.