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USC frustrated by turnovers in 76-68 loss to Portland State
USC frustrated by turnovers in 76-68 loss to Portland State

Slightly more than a year ago, when Jordan McLaughlin visited USC, Trojans Coach Andy Enfield put on a video. Imagine yourself, he told McLaughlin, running this offense. McLaughlin, then a prized recruit from Etiwanda High, did, and he liked what he imagined. With him, USC could glimpse a promising future. That image probably didn't include Saturday's season opener at Galen Center, a 76-68 loss to Portland State of the Big Sky Conference. The season was supposed to be a step forward in Enfield's second year. That progress will have to wait. For his first game, McLaughlin appeared with the top of his hair dyed red, and he immediately showed that USC will go as far as he...

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