Found March 13, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
Add another vacancy sign to the USC athletic offices. Michael Cooper is the latest head coach to step down. USC announced his resignation as womens basketball coach Wednesday in a news release quoting Athletic Director Pat Haden as saying, We believe we should be competing for Pac-12 championships and NCAA bids on a consistent basis. We will conduct a search to find the right person to help us do that. Haden also fired mens basketball coach Kevin ONeill and baseball coach Frank Cruz in the past couple of months. Cooper had a record of 72-57 in four years at USC, but the Trojans swooned to 11-20 this season. This program has to move forward, and it should have moved forward under my leadership. The best thing is for me to step down, Cooper said in a statement. Before coming to USC, Cooper coached the Sparks in two stints covering eight seasons, qualifying for the WNBA playoffs seven times, winning five Western Conference titles and two league championships. Cooper also spent one...

Michael Cooper quits as USC women's hoops coach

Michael Cooper has quit as Southern California women's basketball coach after four seasons. Athletic director Pat Haden said Cooper resigned Wednesday and a national search will be conducted for his replacement. The Trojans went 11-20 this season and finished seventh in the Pac-12 with a 7-11 record. Cooper was 72-57 overall at USC, which has had eight coaching changes since...

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