Majerus will not coach Trojans until 2005-06

Updated: December 15, 2004, 2:13 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Rick Majerus accepted an offer Tuesday night to coach the Southern California men's basketball team beginning at the end of the 2004-05 season, multiple sources have told ESPN.com.

The former Utah coach is expected to sign a five-year contract with the Trojans and will resign immediately as an ESPN college basketball analyst.

At USC (3-3), Majerus will succeed Henry Bibby, who was fired last week. Jim Saia will remain as interim coach through this season. Saia is 1-1 since taking ...

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