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USC athletes’ Graduation Success Rate at all-time high
Eight of the 18 USC sports with data tracked by the NCAA had a rate this year above 90 percent.
In memoriam: Pete Hillman, USC baseball and basketball standout, 77
He pitched on USC’s 1963 national championship baseball team and was a three-year basketball letterman.
In memoriam: former USC basketball and track star Fred ‘Tex’ Winter, 96
The longtime college and NBA coach refined and popularized the famed “Triangle Offense” with the Lakers and Chicago Bulls.
In memoriam: former USC quarterback Dean Schneider, 89
The left-handed signal caller led Troy to a 1949 win over UCLA as a fourth-string sophomore.
Trojans announce 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule
USC finished second in the Pac-12 last season, its highest finish outright since the 1992, and has won a school-record 71 games over the last three seasons.
In memoriam: ‘Dick’ Danehe, 98, USC football letterman and WWII veteran
The Trojan standout went on to play professional football before a successful career in the private sector and as a national broadcaster.
In memoriam: Willie Brown, football star and assistant football, baseball coach
A top player who went to the NFL, he returned to USC as an assistant coach of national champion football and baseball squads.
Kickoff times, TV plans set for USC’s key football games of 2018
The Pac-12 champs begin the season with the home opener Sept. 1 against UNLV.
In memoriam: Larry Friend, 54, former USC point guard
A three-time winner of USC’s Best Defensive Player award, he set school records for assists in a game, season and career.
Women’s water polo squad wins sixth national championship
It’s the university’s 105th NCAA team championship and the second in three years for the women’s water polo program.
USC announces 2018 football schedule
The team starts next season against UNLV and wraps up with UCLA and Notre Dame back-to-back.
Student-athletes’ graduation success rate hits all-time high for fourth year
Nine USC sports had a graduation success rate this year above 90 percent, with five having perfect scores of 100 percent.
Josh Adam named USC women’s rowing head coach
He comes to USC after seven seasons at Washington State, during which the Cougars advanced to the NCAA championship six times.
Alison Swain named USC women’s tennis head coach
She built a dynasty at Massachusetts’ Williams College, leading the school to eight NCAA championships.
Kickoff times, TV plans set for five key USC 2017 football games
The Trojans open the season with a three-game home stand against up-and-coming Western Michigan, Pac-12 rival Stanford and longtime adversary Texas.
Women’s beach volleyball team wins third straight national title
It’s the university’s 104th all-time NCAA team championships and 20th women’s NCAA title.
USC partners with Goodwill to collect clothing in effort to help the homeless
Collection of gently used clothing and household items starts Tuesday and continues through May 11. See why Adoree’ Jackson is taking part.
Trojans top Bruins to win Pac-12 men’s tennis title
The Trojans now await the unveiling of the 2017 NCAA Championship bracket Tuesday.
USC’s women’s water polo team sets national record with 47th consecutive win
Trojans now hold the women’s record win streak after a 15-2 win over Indiana.
USC to play Providence in NCAA basketball tournament game Wednesday
Winner of the First Four game will advance against SMU in the East Region.
In memoriam: John Jackson, 81
The former USC running backs coach was at USC for six seasons, during which the Trojans won the Rose Bowl three times and were 1978 national champions.
In memoriam: Broadcaster Mike Walden, 89
During the broadcaster’s time with the Trojans, the football team appeared in five Rose Bowls and won two national championships.
In memoriam: Marty King, 60
The All-Pac-10 kicker set USC season records for most punts and punt yards with 1978 championship football team.
USC announces 2017 football schedule
Rose Bowl champs open season with home games against Western Michigan, Stanford and Texas.