Trojans in March Madness: See what’s next for USC in the NCAA tournament
The comeback-minded team will next face one of the top-ranked teams in SMU
The USC Trojans win over Providence may have seemed improbable, but only to people who havent been watching the comeback specialists all season long. The Trojans fought back from a 17-point deficit to ultimately beat the Friars 75-71 in the March 15 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament First Four matchup.
With the victory, the Trojans enter the official first round of the tournament and face highly ranked Southern Methodist University in Tulsa, Okla., at 12:10 p.m. Pacific time on March 17.