Things haven't gone well for the USC basketball program, right from the moment of their early exit from the NCAA tournament.
Their roster had been juggling constantly with reports of who will and won't jump to the NBA, and now comes what is clearly the most potentially serious issue: claims that O.J. Mayo may have received payments while at USC ... claims serious enough to raise the possibility of serious sanctions against the school.
Here's our report from today's paper. Here's a take from the LA Daily News. And here's an opinion piece from ESPN's Pat Forde, raising the (unlikely) possibility of the death penalty.