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