USC Women's Basketball Coach Reprimanded

Jan. 21, 2010

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--The Pacific-10 Conference has issued a public reprimand to University of Southern California women's basketball coach Michael Cooper for his postgame comments following USC's game with UCLA on Sunday, January 17, commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

'The Pacific-10 Conference expects the highest standards of sportsmanship from all participants, including coaches. All coaches are expected to conduct themselves in a manner which will reflect credit on their institution and the Conference, and create a positive environment in which to conduct competition,' stated Scott.

Coach Cooper has acknowledged that his postgame comments were inappropriate and has issued an apology to UCLA.

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