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USC's Jordan McLaughlin living up to lofty expectations

USC's Jordan McLaughlin living up to lofty expectations

Wherever Jordan McLaughlin played, Andy Enfield followed.

That was Enfield’s routine after USC hired him to coach in 2013.

McLaughlin was a flashy playmaker at Etiwanda High and became Enfield’s priority recruit on the summer-league circuit.

Enfield said at the time that he knew McLaughlin was a player he could fashion a program around.

More than four years later, McLaughlin has developed into just that.

“What he’s done here from following him around back then,” Enfield said Friday, “he’s just been spectacular.”

McLaughlin, a senior point guard, has led USC’s recent resurgence after the team endured a rocky non-conference schedule. The Trojans (14-6,...

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