2013-14 Preview: USC Trojans

Andy Enfield will need more talent to turn L.A. into Dunk City

Updated: October 21, 2013, 9:42 AM ET
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

Andy EnfieldAP Photo/Damian DovarganesAndy Enfield doesn't yet have the players he needs to fully implement his desired style of play.

USC Trojans

2012-13: 14-18 (9-9 Pac-12) Lost to Utah 69-66, Pac-12 Tournament first round
In-conference offense: 0.98 points per possession (11th)
In-conference defense: 1.02 points per possession (9th)

Virtually every new coach wants to win his introductory news conference by promising an up-tempo, exciting brand of basketball. Even Tony Bennett declared he wanted to speed things up when he was hired at Virginia. Yet when Andy Enfield talks about his style of play, it requires no leap of faith.