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USC's football team might be heading to their biggest game of the year and a (hopefully) strong finish to a season, but the season for USC's basketball teams is just kicking off. After a bit of a break in their winning streak, the Trojan's basketball team is back on track after their win against the UCSB Gauchos last night. This was the Trojan's first 'true' road game of the season so far.
From around the web, still a lot of chatter around the Haden's decision to hire Clay Helton as the permanent head coach at USC. ESPN thinks it's a good idea, citing the proven success that comes from hiring from within the ranks. The LA Daily News' Scott Wolf is pretty much in favor of the hiring decision as well, noting Helton's "smart politics and aggresive defense" as reasons for his success.
Fox Sports is getting ready for the Pac-12 championship game with their Six Points breakdown of the upcoming rematch between USC and Stanford, and the LA Times interviews Ronald Jones II and other players ahead of the big game.