Players unhappy to miss postseason

Updated: January 4, 2010, 11:16 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Dwight Lewis, Mike Gerrity, Alex Stepheson and the rest of Southern California's basketball team couldn't figure out why they were being summoned to an early morning meeting with first-year coach Kevin O'Neill.

When their cell phones lit up with text messages telling them to report to Galen Center on Sunday -- an off day -- the players figured one of them had gotten in trouble or said the wrong thing to the media.

The news O'Neill delivered was much worse.

He ...

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