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Mom didn’t react well to the adriamycin, or the cytoxan. This was Jan. 4, 2005, a Tuesday. My dad was carrying my mother as they slammed through the front door of our Burbank home. She was having difficulty even standing alone, and so he walked her through the house and onto the bed. This Tuesday […]


USC athletic director Pat Haden announced Cooper's resignation Wednesday. The announcement comes after Cooper led the Women of Troy to an 11-20 (7-11 Pac-12) record this season.


The former USC stars were taken in the third round of Monday’s annual draft.


Fresh off a Women’s National Invitational Tournament run, the USC’s women’s basketball team garnered much attention in the preseason, as they landed in the preseason Associated Press top-25 poll for the first time since 2006. USC was also picked to finish second in conference behind Stanford, according to a Pac-12 coaches poll. But for the […]


Cheryl Miller, Lisa Leslie, Tina Thompson, Cynthia Cooper, Paula and Pam McGee. Those names put USC women’s basketball on the map, and back in the 1980s, you could synonymously link the program to major success: back-to-back NCAA championships in 1983 and 1984, five Pac-10 conference titles and four appearances in the Final Four. All six […]


Résumés don’t lie. Well, not most of the time. Through the first 17 games of this season, the USC women’s basketball team has compiled a 10-7 overall mark in spite of playing the third- toughest nonconference slate in the country, according to RealTimeRPI.com. The Women of Troy, who are 5-2 in Pac-12 play, are also […]


It happened almost in an instant. A promising career derailed yet again by another injury.  Senior guard Jacki Gemelos tore  her anterior cruciate ligament against Texas A&M back in mid-December. Another season lost, another surgery and another year of rehab. This was supposed to be the year the USC women’s basketball team took the next […]


USC senior guard Jacki Gemelos will have a fifth ACL reconstruction surgery in early January. Gemelos suffered the injury to her left knee during the Dec. 18 contest against Texas A&M. Gemelos has sustained multiple knee injuries in her career at USC. The McDonald’s All-American has been a top player for USC since her full-time […]


The Women of Troy seek their first NCAA tournament berth under coach Michael Cooper.


USC finished second in the WNIT last season, falling to Toledo in the title game.