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2018 Schedule
14-6, 3rd in Pac-12

Tim Sullivan ESPN Producer 

This is Bill Walton's brain. No really it is! Pick the one that you like and tweet it to @WaltonsWorldCBB.

3dJeff Borzello

Ex-USC commit Cherry chooses Arizona State

Arizona State landed its second five-star commit Tuesday night, when forward Taeshon Cherry, who is No. 22 in the ESPN 100, chose the Sun Devils over Texas A&M.

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USC players emotional about Melton absence

Getting official word that De'Anthony Melton won't play for Southern California this season only intensified his teammates' emotions.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

USC's chance to make the NCAA tournament based on tonight's game against Utah... USC win: 30% USC loss: 18%

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9dKyle Bonagura

USC to hold Melton out for season, cites probe

Trojans guard De'Anthony Melton won't play this season after an investigation determined that a close family friend received an extra benefit, USC said.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

USC announces that De'Anthony Melton will not play this season after an internal investigation into extra benefits, "primarily to a close family friend."

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC announced sophomore guard De'Anthony Melton will be held out the rest of the season after an internal investigation determined a family friend received an extra benefit. Melton will have the option to remain at USC on scholarship and could potentially compete with the team next season, the school said.

Stanford beats USC on half-court buzzer-beater (1:00)
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USC's Metu gives up captaincy after groin strike

USC forward Chimezie Metu, who was ejected for striking Washington State's Carter Skaggs in the groin in Sunday's game, has been suspended for half a game and must give up his role as team captain, the Trojans announced.

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

BIGGEST LOSER (29Dec2917): Southern Cal continued its erratic season with a league-opening home loss to Washington. Without Anthony Melton and with five losses overall, the Trojans seem more likely to miss the NCAA tournament than meet their lofty preseason expectations. Washington, meanwhile, picked up another huge road victory despite being undervalued by the likes of yours truly.


Dickerson leads Washington past Southern California

Noah Dickerson scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Washington to its first Pac-12 Conference road win in almost two years, a 88-81 victory over Southern California in a conference opener for both teams on Friday night.

Boatwright breaks down career game in win for USC (0:56)
USC's Boatwright drains deep 3-pointer to seal win (0:38)
Potts' steal leads to one-handed slam (0:28)

USC opens second half to blitz Akron 84-53.

Elijah Stewart scored 20 points, Chimezie Metu 16 and Jonah Mathews 13 and Southern California rallied past Akron for an 84-53 win in a first-round game of the Diamond Head Classic Friday.

McLaughlin uses a strong crossover to get to the rim (0:19)
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30dKyle Bonagura

USC guard Melton won't travel with team

USC guard De'Anthony Melton won't travel with the team while the school continues to investigate issues raised by the FBI probe.

Team Stats

Points Per Game80.848th
Rebounds Per Game36.8135th
Assists Per Game16.446th
Points Allowed72.1Tied-179th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record11-20
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances17