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New Southern Cal basketball coach Andy Enfield: 'USC was where I wanted to be'

Published April 4, 2013 9:01 am

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Andy Enfield, who became a national figure as coach of No. 15-seeded Florida Gulf Coast, did not even speak to USC until Sunday, but needed only one meeting with athletic director Pat Haden to accept the job.

New Southern Cal basketball coach Andy Enfield: 'USC was where I wanted to be'

LOS ANGELES — New Southern Cal basketball coach Andy Enfield admitted Tuesday he visited the university only once, and it was several years ago.But that did not stop the 43-year-old from offering his vision of the Trojans' often-underachieving basketball program despite the fact Enfield spent his whole life on the East Coast."USC is one of the best basketball jobs in the country," Enfield said. "I've been familiar with USC for many years. I've been doing this a long time. When ...

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