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2018 Schedule
3-0, 1st in Pac-12
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3hJeff Borzello

Power Rankings: Trojans round out top 10

USC did nothing to drop after the first 10 days of the season, but the Trojans' preseason ranking was based on De'Anthony Melton being eligible.

USC edges Vanderbilt in OT (0:47)

No. 10 USC Trojans rally, beat Vanderbilt 93-89 in OT

Jordan McLaughlin scored a career-high 35 points, and 10th-ranked Southern California rallied from a 10-point deficit midway through the second half to a 93-89 overtime victory over Vanderbilt on Sunday night.

Vanderbilt slips in OT thriller vs. No. 10 USC (1:50)
McLaughlin hits clutch 3-pointer for the Trojans (0:17)
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4dJohn Gasaway

Weekend lookahead: Is USC ready for its moment?

USC is headed toward an early test, which is an important step for a program that's seemingly long been positioned for success but has yet to deliver.

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The last time USC was ranked top-10 preseason, Andy Enfield was in kindergarten. Your weekend look-ahead…. es.pn/2mxZgXv

USC pulls away on Boatwright slam (0:41)
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10dJeff Borzello

Not everyone made it to opening night

The opening night of college basketball was about which players didn't suit up or barely played -- and what that might mean moving forward.

USC's McLaughlin calls bank at the buzzer (0:24)
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10dEdward Aschoff

USC without Melton amid eligibility investigation

USC says it is holding guard De'Anthony Melton out for precautionary reasons as it works to confirm Melton is eligible. The school is currently cooperating with the FBI investigation that exposed assistant Tony Bland.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

USC on De'Anthony Melton: "As a precaution, De'Anthony is being held out due to a potential issue regarding eligibility. De'Anthony is a valued member of the USC community and USC is working diligently to independently investigate this matter in order to confirm that De'Anthony meets the NCAA eligibility requirements."

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8 linked to college corruption scandal indicted

Chuck Person, Emanuel "Book" Richardson, Tony Bland and Lamont Evans were among the eight people indicted Tuesday in New York City. Each is facing multiple federal charges in connection with the college basketball corruption case.

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17dJeff Goodman

The heat is on for Andy Enfield

With one of his assistants arrested as part of the FBI's probe, the question becomes whether Enfield was involved.

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19dEdward Aschoff

Pac-12 preview: Talent, uncertainty will follow the league

The Pac-12's preseason favorites, Arizona and USC, have the talent to separate themselves in the league but must contend with the fallout of the FBI investigation that has rocked college basketball.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC debuted at No. 10 in the AP poll, which is the highest the Trojans have started the season since 1974 and highest ranking in any week since the final poll of the 1991-92 season.

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AP Preseason Top 25: USC debuts at No. 10

The Trojans are ranked in the preseason AP Poll for the first time since 2008-09. This is the Trojans' highest preseason ranking since 1974-75 when they also landed at No. 10.

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26dJonathan Givony

Top sophomore prospects for 2018 NBA draft: De'Anthony Melton

Melton was perhaps the least highly regarded player on this list coming out of high school, but nonetheless emerged as a legitimate NBA prospect as a freshman at USC thanks to his impressive versatility.

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27dJonathan Givony

Top 10 junior prospects: Chimezie Metu

The 6-foot-10 USC big man has excellent touch and ability to cover ground fluidly, but he hasn't always had the consistent production to match.

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28dPaul Biancardi

Scout's Take: ESPN 100 PG Elijah Weaver picks USC

Coach Andy Enfield's up-tempo offense should get a boost from Elijah Weaver, whose strengths include pushing the ball upcourt and finishing at the rim.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

More from Weaver on USC. "My reasoning behind selecting the Trojans was because of head coach Andy Enfield. He made me feel like a priority. He was being straight forward and honest with me from the jump. I also have a great relationship with assistant coach Chris Capko. Our relationship has been growing for years and it's only getting better. I just believe in the program and the people there." Elijah Weaver is no.42 in the ESPN 100.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.0Tied-90th
Rebounds Per Game40.3Tied-103rd
Assists Per Game10.7Tied-300th
Points Allowed65.389th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record11-20
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances17