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    USC has a new coach

    USC hires O'Neill to replace Floyd as coach - NCAA Division I Mens Basketball - CBSSports.com News, Fantasy, Video


    Seems like a pretty decent hire, and a guy that won't get them in recruiting troubles.


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    Re: USC has a new coach

    very smart hire..


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    Re: USC has a new coach

    So does that mean that OJ Mayo just bought USC a new coach?



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    Re: USC has a new coach

    Surprised he took the job. After all, USC just lost 4 starters to the NCAA draft, had 8 recruits back out of their committments, and will very likely face recruiting restrictions, loss of scholarships, and a ban on postseason play. Tim Floyd sure made quick work out of destroying the USC basketball program.


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    Re: USC has a new coach

    and fyi Pete Carroll is still there...yes the dirty, cheating Tim Floyd is ousted, but PC is still there...USC fb >bball


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    Re: USC has a new coach

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    and fyi Pete Carroll is still there...yes the dirty, cheating Tim Floyd is ousted, but PC is still there...USC fb >bball
    It's pretty simple. Pete Carroll is smart enough not to get caught red-handed. Tim Floyd isn't.


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    Re: USC has a new coach

    O'Neill isn't exactly a family friendly coach, but I don't know that he does any "negotiating" with players to get recruits either.



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    Re: USC has a new coach

    Same guy everybody hated at Arizona.



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    Re: USC has a new coach

    I thought it was a pretty uninspired choice. Reminds me of the Tommy Amaker hiring to clean up the university's image. Oh well, I'll enjoy them sucking.



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