The University of Southern California Trojans basketball team is among the most accomplished college basketball programs on the West Coast. The Trojans have been playing basketball for over 100 years, playing their first season in 1906. Since then the Trojans have amassed over 1,500 wins, and have produced some of the best teams in college basketball history. USC has won over half a dozen conference regular season championships and won their first conference tournament championship in 2009. The cardinal and gold have made over 15 trips to the NCAA Tournament, including 4 trips to the Sweet Sixteen. In 2001, the program advanced to the Elite Eight, and in 1940 and 1954 the Trojans made it all the way to the Final Four. Notable former Trojans basketball players include Jack Gardner, Tex Winter, Bill Sharman, Alex Hannum, Nikola Vucevic, DeMar DeRozan, O. J. Mayo, Taj Gibson, and Brian Scalabrine. Since 2001, the Trojans have enjoyed one of their most successful eras in program history. USC made the NCAA Tournament 6 times between 2001 and 2011, and have recruited some of the most exciting players in the country. All of this success combined with the opening of the Galen Center in 2006 has created a swarm of positive energy around the Trojans basketball program which USC will look to turn into more Pac-12 titles. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for USC Trojans basketball tickets.
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The University of Southern California Trojans basketball team plays their home games at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California. The Galen Center has been home to Trojans basketball since 2006, and can seat over 10,000 fans. Before the opening of the Galen Center, Trojans basketball played at a number of home basketball venues, most recently the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. The court at the Galen Center is named after former USC basketball player Jim Sterkel. The opening of the Galen Center opened a new chapter in Trojans basketball. For the first time in decades the program had a home court dedicated to Trojans athletics, an idea that was a major factor in the push for the construction of the arena. Since the opening of the arena, USC basketball has seen one of its most successful stretches, bringing more fans and energy to basketball game days than had been present for years.
USC vs. UCLA
One of the biggest cross-town rivalries in the NCAA, UCLA-USC is a great basketball matchup. The series began in 1928 and the two schools have met over 235 times. From 1932-1943, the Trojans had a 41 game winning streak against the Bruins, one of the longest winning streaks against a single team in basketball history. The energy and intensity of this game rivals any other in the country. With both schools separated by only a few miles in Los Angeles, the fans are always split, and games are always contentious.
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How can I buy cheap USC Trojans tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of USC Trojans basketball tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. USC tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee PAC-12 opponents like UCLA, Arizona, and Oregon can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase USC tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2015-2016 USC Trojans basketball schedule?
The Trojans 2015-2016 basketball schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the PAC-12. USC plays in the PAC-12 Conference, which means games against Arizona, UCLA, Colorado, Arizona State, Stanford, California, Utah, Washington, Oregon State, Washington State, and Oregon. Game times are announced by the PAC-12 as soon as the TV schedule is set. USC’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also compete with UCLA in the USC-UCLA Rivalry If you are looking for Trojans news or scores, visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official USC Trojans team roster.
Can I buy USC Trojans basketball season tickets?
USC Trojans season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase USC basketball season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Galen Center.
What is the best USC rivalry game during the season?
Easily the biggest game for the Trojans is with the Bruins. USC-UCLA is one of the all-time great rivalries in all of athletics. There are few rivalries in the country that boast two more accomplished programs, and the fact that they are both in the same city, makes this rivalry truly unique. Seeing this matchup in person at the Galen Center is unlike any other game on the Trojans schedule, and is a must experience for all Trojans basketball fans.
What is the best game day tradition at a Trojans home game?
One of the best traditions at any Trojans athletics event is the singing of “Fight On.” With all 10,000 fans at the Galen Center standing on their feet, hands raised in the traditions “V” hand signal, Trojan fans sing their fight song. As the song hits the last three lines it steadily gets louder, before the final “Fight On,” which is so loud that it is deafening. Singing “Fight On” at the Galen Center is a right-of-passage for Trojan basketball fans and is an unforgettable experience.