USC coach calls out UCLA's Josh Smith

Updated: January 13, 2012, 12:50 AM ET
By Pedro Moura | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- USC basketball coach Kevin O'Neill respects UCLA's Josh Smith, but O'Neill also felt compelled to offer some unsolicited advice for the burly center before the Trojans play the Bruins on Sunday.

"I like Josh, I think he's a good player," O'Neill said after the Trojans' practice on Thursday, when asked how he thinks Smith is progressing this season. "But I would encourage anybody that's in Josh's physical condition that, if you want to play at the next level, he's got to lose ...

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