USC Basketball – The University of Southern California Teams and Facilities

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USC basketball is a team of baseball players in the University of Southern California. The team competes in the Pac-12 conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 representing the University.

USC Basketball

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USC Basketball

USC is one of the prestigious private universities in United southern California. The school was founded in 1980 by Robert Widney.

The University of Southern California basketball team is known as USC Trojans Men’s basketball. Although, there is also the women’s basketball team. The team competes in the Pac-12 Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 and represents the University of Southern California according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USC_Trojans_men’s_basketball

However, so far USC Trojans had appeared in 1, 500-1,097 all-time in intercollegiate basketball games. They boast 25 All-Americans, one conference tournament title, 16 NCAA tournament appearances, 14 leagues championships, two final four appearances, five Sweet Sixteen appearances. The coach Dam Barry and four of his USC were inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as coaches.

Further Information on USC Basketball

Also, from 1906-till the date, the team has been thriving through different phases, secures winnings and defeats. For example, on January 3, 2010, USC announced self-imposed sanctions for violating NCAA rules. This included a one-year ban in post-season competition in the 2009-2010 regular season. A reduction of one scholarship for the 2009-2010 academic years and reductions in numbers of recruiting days and coaches participating in off-campus recruiting through 2011. Also, the University vacated all wins earned during the 2007-2008 season, because of Mayo’s ineligibility at that time.

USC  Basketball Team

The University of Southern California basketball team comprises of the men and women teams. These teams represent the University of Southern California in different tournaments including the Pac-12 Conference. Just like I  wrote earlier about the men team above.

However, the women team began in 1976, then scholarship was available to female basketball players and they were the first Division 1 team to give these scholarships https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USC_Trojans_women%27s_badketball

The women team of the University of Southern California basketball became famous in 1976 and made their first appearance in the final four in the 1981 AIAW Tournaments. They reached the Elite Eight of the first NCAA Tournament and won the national championship in 1983 and 1984.

In 1987 and 1994 respectively the Trojan won the Pac-10 Championship. The team members are always honored with Pac-10 awards, eleven of the players that had played for USC have won Olympic medals. This early and iconic development of the University of Southern California women’s basketball team has the legacy featured in an HBO documentary entitled “Women of Troy,” it was premiered on March 10, 2020.

USC Basketball Facilities

The USC basketball team has different facilities which they use for their game. The University of Southern California Trojans  Basketball team uses the Shrine Auditorium in the 1940s. In 1959 they moved to nearby Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

However, a successful banker and long-standing Trojans fan donated $50 million for the building of a new facility Galen Center.

USC basketball team for men and women are excellent in their game. As a fan to get more proper details on their match schedule visit https://usctrojans.com/sports/men-basketball/schedule/2020-2021

Or at https://usctrojans.com/sports/basketball

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