March Madness

Michigan State Bests USC in First Round of March Madness

A streaky offense down the stretch would give the USC Trojans men’s basketball team an early exit out of March Madness. The Michigan State Spartans defeated the Trojans 72-62 in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Rival Schools Gear up for Postseason Play

Three local Pac-12 teams will be moving on to postseason competition. The UCLA women’s basketball team will compete in the WNIT as the UCLA and USC men’s teams will head to the NCAA Tournament.

Kobe Bryant’s Legacy Lives Forever

One year ago, Kobe Bryant passed away in a tragic helicopter crash with his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others. The world shattered as millions mourned the tragedy. Fans in Los Angeles posted in front of Staples with flowers, jerseys, and candles.

Student Athlete of the Week: Teaira McCowan

Mississippi State senior center Teaira McCowan has had a historic career, she has broken records at her university and became a stand-out player in the SEC conference and in college basketball. She was the third overall pick in the WNBA Draft, becoming one of the newest additions to the Indiana Fever. “I’m a rim protector, rebounder, shot blocker, that’s what I do,” McCowan said. “That’s what lacking last season, so this season I’ll just come in and just take what I did in college up to the pro level.” During this past season, McCowan averaged 18.4 points and