USC has spent the last two days of practice confronting an uncomfortable reality. The Trojans’ best offensive player, forward Bennie Boatwright, is expected to miss six weeks because of a sprained knee ligament.
But Coach Andy Enfield said he hasn’t agonized over how USC (7-0) will fill Boatwright’s scoring void.
"We have enough guys that like to shoot the ball,” Enfield said, laughing. “So I'm not worried about that.”
Another cause for assurance: USC’s light nonconference slate has provided a cushion. The Trojans’ early schedule posed only three major tests; they passed the first two, with a win at Texas A&M and...