College basketball: Former USC coach Tim Floyd retires after UTEP loss

USC head coach Tim Floyd directs O.J. Mayo (32) on the sidelines during the 2008 Pac-10 tournament on Mar. 14.
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Texas El Paso coach Tim Floyd announced his retirement Monday after the Miners lost to visiting Lamar 66-52.

“I’m done,” Floyd said, according to the El Paso Times. “This is my last game as a coach.”

Floyd, 63, coached at USC from 2005 to 2009.

Texas El Paso is 1-5, having lost five in a row.

at No. 11 Cincinnati 83, Alabama State 51: Gary Clark had 14 points for the Bearcats (7-0), who kept the Hornets (0-7) winless.

at No. 18 Virginia 49, Wisconsin 37: Kyle Guy scored 17 points and the Cavaliers (7-0) beat the Badgers (3-4) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.



Tuesday night games featuring local teams (all times PT):


Cal State Northridge at California — 7 p.m.

UC Santa Barbara at San Francisco — 7 p.m.

Cal State Los Angeles at LMU — 7:30 p.m.


UC Riverside at No. 7 UCLA — 7 p.m.