2010–11 USC Trojans men's basketball team

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2010–11 USC Trojans men's basketball
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, First Four
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2010–11 record 19–15 (10–8 Pac-10)
Head coach Kevin O'Neill
Assistant coach Bob Cantu
Assistant coach Dieter Horton
Assistant coach Tony Miller
Home arena Galen Center
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »
2010–11 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#17 Arizona 14 4   .778     30 8   .789
UCLA 13 5   .722     23 11   .676
#23 Washington 11 7   .611     24 11   .686
USC 10 8   .556     19 15   .559
California 10 8   .556     18 15   .545
Washington State 9 9   .500     22 13   .629
Oregon 7 11   .389     21 18   .538
Stanford 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Oregon State 5 13   .278     11 20   .355
Arizona State 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
2011 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of March 30, 2011[1]; Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 2010–11 USC Trojans men's basketball team represented the University of Southern California during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Trojans, led by second year head coach Kevin O'Neill, played their home games at the Galen Center and were members of the Pacific-10 Conference. They finished the season 19–15, 10–8 in Pac-10 play. They lost in the semifinals of the 2011 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to Arizona. They received an at-large bid to the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament where they lost in the new First Four round to Virginia Commonwealth.

Class of 2010[edit]

[3][4][5]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Garrett Jackson
SF
Portland, Oregon Westview HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sep 10, 2009 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 90
Bryce Jones
SF
Woodland Hills, California William Howard Taft HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sep 3, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 94
Maurice Jones
SG
Saginaw, Michigan Arthur Hill HS 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) 155 lb (70 kg) Sep 27, 2009 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 93
Curtis Washington
C
Elizabethtown, KY Elizabethtown HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jul 8, 2009 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 87
Overall Recruiting Rankings:     ScoutUR     RivalsUR [6]     ESPNUR 

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Alex Stepheson Forward 6–10 250 Senior Los Angeles, California
2 Jio Fontan Guard 6–0 175 Junior Paterson, New Jersey
3 James Dunleavy Guard 6–6 195 Junior Los Angeles, California
4 Tyler Sugiyama Guard 5–10 150 Freshman Winnetka, Illinois
5 Nikola Vucevic Forward 6–10 240 Junior Bar, Montenegro
10 Maurice Jones Guard 5–7 155 Freshman Saginaw, Michigan
14 Donte Smith Guard 5–11 180 Senior Pomona, California
20 Eric Strangis Guard 6–4 190 Junior La Crescenta, California
21 Aaron Fuller Forward 6–6 235 Junior Mesa, Arizona
22 Evan Smith Forward 6–7 225 Sophomore Calabasas, California
33 Garrett Jackson Forward 6–6 215 Freshman Portland, Oregon
35 Daniel Munoz Guard 5–10 175 Sophomore Coto de Caza, California
42 Curtis Washington Forward 6–10 230 Freshman Elizabethtown, Kentucky
43 Marcus Simmons Guard 6–6 220 Senior Alexandria, Louisiana


2010–11 Schedule and results[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/06/2010* 2:00 PM Point Loma Nazarene Galen CenterLos Angeles, CA W 69–49  N/A
Regular Season
11/13/2010* 1:00 PM UC Irvine Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA W 62–49  3,125 1–0
11/15/2010* 7:30 PM Santa Clara Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA W 86–73  2,912 2–0
11/17/2010* 7:30 PM Rider Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
L 57–77  3,187 2–1
11/20/2010* 2:00 PM vs. Bradley MassMutual CenterSpringfield, MA
(Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
L 63–64  N/A 2–2
11/21/2010* 11:30 AM vs. New Mexico State MassMutual Center • Springfield, MA
(Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
W 80–61  N/A 3–2
11/21/2010* 7:30 PM Cal State Fullerton Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA W 81–54  3,821 4–2
11/27/2010* 3:00 PM at Nebraska Bob Devaney Sports CenterLincoln, NE
(Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series)
FSN L 58–60  8,756 4–3
11/29/2010* 5:00 PM at TCU Daniel-Meyer ColiseumFort Worth, TX The Mtn. L 69–81  4,076 4–4
12/05/2010* 7:30 PM #20 Texas Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series)
FSN W 73–56  4,127 5–4
12/11/2010* 1:00 PM Northern Arizona Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FS West W 60–52  3,794 6–4
12/18/2010* 9:00 AM at #3 Kansas Allen FieldhouseLawrence, KS ESPN L 68–70  16,300 6–5
12/21/2010* 4:00 PM at #18 Tennessee Thompson-Boling ArenaKnoxville, TN Prime Ticket W 65–64  19,030 7–5
12/23/2010* 5:30 PM Leigh Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA W 76–49  3,562 8–5
12/29/2010 7:30 PM Washington Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA L 67–73 OT 5,584 8–6 (0–1)
12/31/2010 3:00 PM Washington State Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FS West W 60–56  3,581 9–6 (1–1)
01/09/2011 7:30 PM UCLA Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FSN W 63–52  10,258 10–6 (2–1)
01/13/2011 7:30 PM at Oregon Matthew Knight ArenaEugene, OR FSN L 62–68  12,364 10–7 (2–2)
01/15/2011 7:30 PM at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR L 76–80  7,257 10–8 (2–3)
01/20/2011 7:30 PM Stanford Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA W 65–42  3,794 11–8 (3–3)
01/22/2011 8:00 PM California Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FS West L 66–68  5,124 11–9 (3–4)
01/27/2011 5:30 PM at Arizona State Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, AZ W 63–61  7,638 12–9 (4–4)
01/29/2011 4:30 PM at Arizona McKale CenterTucson, AZ Prime Ticket L 73–82  13,613 12–10 (4–5)
02/02/2011 8:00 PM at UCLA Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA FSN L 50–64  10,419 12–11 (4–6)
02/10/2011 8:00 PM Oregon State Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FSN W 67–56  3,853 13–11 (5–6)
02/12/2011 7:30 PM Oregon Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket L 51–61  4,421 13–12 (5–7)
02/17/2011 7:30 PM at California Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA W 78–75  7,743 14–12 (6–7)
02/19/2011 7:30 PM at Stanford Maples PavilionStanford, CA FS West W 69–53  5,896 15–12 (7–7)
02/24/2011 7:30 PM #10 Arizona Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA W 65–57  6,857 16–12 (8–7)
02/26/2011 4:30 PM Arizona State Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 62–46  6,621 17–12 (9–7)
03/03/2011 7:00 PM at Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA L 77–85  7,126 17–13 (9–8)
03/05/2011 7:30 PM at Washington Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FSN W 62–60  10,000 18–13 (10–8)
Pac-10 Tournament
03/10/2011 12:00 PM vs. California Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinals)
FSN W 70–56  10,782 19–13
03/11/2011 6:00 PM vs. #16 Arizona Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Semifinals)
FSN L 62–67  13,190 19–14
NCAA Tournament
03/16/2011* 6:00 PM vs. VCU[7] UD ArenaDayton OH
(First Four)
truTV L 46–59  10,192 19–15
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Notes[edit]

  • March 11, 2011 – Coach Kevin O'Neill was suspended for USC's game against Arizona. O'Neill had a verbal altercation with a Wildcats booster following the Wednesday game against California.[8]

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