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USC's Cassie Harberts happy to have an extended career
USC's Cassie Harberts happy to have an extended career

Cassie Harberts played last summer on a USA women's basketball team that won a World University Games gold medal in Russia. The USC forward had plenty in common with her teammates — except one thing: She was the lone player with no NCAA tournament experience. On Saturday, the senior from San Clemente will add that to her resume when she leads USC against St. John's in the Trojans' first NCAA tournament game since 2006. "Yes!" she said, pumping her first, during an on-campus interview, "I can say, 'I'm in there now.'" Unbeaten Connecticut (34-0) is the top-seeded team in the 64-team tournament that begins with first-round games...

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