Found January 14, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
PLAYERS: Pat HadenO.J. Mayo
TEAMS: USC Trojans
Kevin O'Neill (photo courtesy USC) LOS ANGELES - Even defeating Utah couldn't save Kevin O'Neill's basketball coaching job. University of Southern California athletic director Pat Haden apparently had had enough, firing O'Neill after going 1-14 on the road - the one victory came on a 76-59 victory at Utah on Saturday. O'Neill started this season 7-10, and assistant coach Bob Cantu will serve as head coach in the interim. O'Neill had a 48-65 overall record in four years at USC, and went 6-26 during the 2012 campaign. USC has lost 9 of its last 13 games, including a losing streak of 5 games during that stretch. Haden said the following in a release posted on USC's website: "I would like to thank Kevin O'Neill for his four years of service to USC. He took over a program under difficult circumstances because of our NCAA issues and, despite that, he was able to do some good things. It was hard for me to evaluate him as a head c...
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