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USC Basketball Head Coach Tim Floyd Resigns

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As of 1 pm this afternoon, Tim Floyd resigned as USC men's basketball coach according to Floyd's home state's Clarion Ledger. In his one-paragraph resignation later to USC athletic director Mike Garrett he writes, "Unfortunately, I no longer feel I can offer the level of enthusiasm to my duties that is deserved by the university, my coaching staff, my players, their families, and the supporters of Southern Cal." Perhaps this wane in enthusiasm stems from him allegedly giving $1,000 to a person close to OJ Mayo during Mayo's recruiting process? More on this later.