Team preview: USC

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 4, 2003, 6:34 PM ET
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At the end of last season, USC gave a glimpse of how good it could be in 2003-2004.

The Trojans rallied to beat Washington State in their season finale to salvage their invitation to the Pac-10 Tournament, and entered the Staples Center with the No. 7 seeding and low expectations.