No doubt that UC Irvine is Big West Tournament champion

ANAHEIM, CA-UC Irvine wasted little time in establishing who was the better team in its Big West Tournament title game matchup against Cal State Fullerton. The Anteaters would follow through from beginning to the end in routing the Titans, 92-64 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. UC Irvine (30-5) now advances to the NCAA […]

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Teams from the West could storm the Final Four

It’s no big secret that college basketball is largely dominated by the East Coast and the Upper Midwest. Villanova, North Carolina, Duke, Michigan State, Kansas, and Kentucky have pretty much undeniably been the top programs of the decade, and in some cases of all of college basketball history. And with the slight exception of Kansas, […]

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Gonzaga keeps it pushing in win against Loyola Marymount

LOS ANGELES, CA-Out of the 10 teams that make up the West Coast Conference, Loyola Marymount University’s men’s basketball team currently resides in the eighth seat. But that didn’t stop the Lions from getting under the skin of No. 3 Gonzaga in a home game played at Gersten Pavilion on Valentine’s Day. Yeah, this was […]

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Colorado hands USC its second straight home loss

LOS ANGELES, CA- Colorado point guard McKinley Wright poured in 20 points on 64 percent shooting as the Buffaloes nailed late-game foul shots to beat USC at Galen Center, 69-65. Colorado’s Lucas Siewert picked up his fifth foul with 2:53 left and 6-foot-7 guard Tyler Bey replaced him. Wright scored twice, putting Colorado ahead 67-65 […]

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Utah rides fast start in dominant road victory over Trojans

LOS ANGELES, CA- Jayce Johnson scored 13 points on 63 percent shooting as Utah handed USC their first Pac-12 Conference home loss of the season, beating the Trojans 77-70. “It was a game of streaks,” Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak said. Back-to-back sets of successful Bennie Boatwright foul shots and a Nick Rakocevic bucket brought […]

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Bennie Boatwright’s 3-point dagger lifts USC over Arizona State

LOS ANGELES, CA- For the USC men’s basketball team, their home game against Arizona State came down to the final seconds of the contest. USC held possession and trailed the Sun Devils by three points with under 20 seconds left in their Pac-12 Conference game played at the Galen Center on Saturday, Jan. 26. With […]

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USC ends losing skid and dominates Southern Utah

LOS ANGELES-Coming off USC’s first loss to Santa Clara since 1984, the Trojans dominated Southern Utah 91-49 to snap their four-game losing streak. USC forwards Nick Rakocevic (21 points) and Bennie Boatwright (18 points) combined for 18 rebounds. The Trojans forced Southern Utah into 24 turnovers and shot 53.7 percent from the field. “There’s a […]

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No. 5 Nevada brings the muscle to USC

LOS ANGELES, CA-Fifth-ranked Nevada utilized a dominant 24-point, 11-rebound performance from forward Jordan Caroline to dominate USC at the Galen Center, coming away with a 73-61 win. Nevada (8-0) outscored USC 39-26 in the second half to stay unbeaten and seal their eighth win of the season. Wolf Pack forward Tre’Shawn Thurman shot 60 percent […]

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