Despite a miserable NBA record and not having coached in the college ranks in almost 8 years, former Iowa State head coach Tim Floyd is expected to be named Rick Majerus’ replacement at USC. Perhaps hoping to repeat the football success they’ve had with Pete Carroll — another coach who floundered in the pros — Southern Cal will have to work out a settlement of some sort with the New Orleans Hornets, who are still paying Floyd following his dismissal last year. is reporting that former St. Johns guard Felipe Lopez, last seen doing Spanish commentary on NBA broadcasts, had a tryout scheduled with the Los Angeles Clippers.