The Latest: USC basketball to return against Santa Clara

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates with teammate Austin Hooper (81) after they connect for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates with teammate Austin Hooper (81) after they connect for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Southern California’s men’s basketball team will play a different team on Dec. 29.

The Trojans will host Santa Clara instead of Long Beach State, which had to cancel because of ongoing COVID-19 issues in its program.

It will be the Trojans’ first game since Dec. 8. The team had to halt activities on Dec. 13 because of a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the program, which caused four games to be either postponed or canceled.

The Trojans (4-1) are set to resume practice on Sunday.

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UCLA’s women’s basketball game at Oregon State on New Year’s Day has been postponed indefinitely.