The Southern Cal Trojans fired their head basketball coach, Kevin O'Neill, on Monday. Midseason firings are typically reserved for pro sports, but we're beginning to get accustomed to them on the college football and basketball sides.
Less than three hours after it was reported that Kevin O'Neill had been fired as the head basketball coach at the University of Southern California, several of the Trojans' five incoming recruits in the 2013 class were already talking about what the news could mean for their futures.
about 929 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | USC Trojans
Senior point guard Julian Jacobs (Las Vegas, Nev./Desert Pines) signed his official letter of intent with USC this week after mulling offers from Santa Clara, St. Mary's and Utah, the school announced.
about 984 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCB On The Trail
The clock appeared to drag on as an eager Roschon Prince (Long Beach, Calif./Poly) stared at its hands. Every tick seemed slower than the last. Finally, when the time came to sign his national letter of intent to USC basketball, Prince was overcome with relief and excitement.
USC landed its fourth recruit for the 2013 class on Monday night with a verbal pledge from Serbian power forward Nikola Jovanovic, according to sources. Jovanovic will spend this season at Arlington Country Day School in Jacksonville, Fla.
about 1055 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCB On The Trail
The University of Southern California landed a verbal commitment from small forward Roschon Prince (Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly) on Tuesday giving the Trojans three recruits from the 2013 class.
Hartford, Conn. native Kahlil Dukes (Capital Prep) ended his recruitment on Sunday with a verbal pledge to Southern California. ESPN Boston's Brendan Hall confirmed the news. Dukes averaged nearly 22 points per game as a junior last season leading Capital Prep to a 22-4 record.