USC signs 2 basketball players

Southern California has received signed national letters of

intent from guard J.T. Terrell and forward Strahinja Gavrilovic to

play basketball for the Trojans.

Terrell is playing this season at Peninsula Junior College in

Port Angeles, Wash., following his freshman year at Wake Forest.

Gavrilovic is playing his senior year at La Jolla Prep near San

Diego after coming from Serbia earlier this fall.

Terrell averaged 11.1 points last season at Wake Forest, making

him the team’s second-leading scorer. He started 18 of 32 games for

the Demon Deacons, scoring in double figures 16 times. Terrell, who

played at West Charlotte (N.C.) High, scored 29 points in one

exhibition game for Peninsula so far this season.

Gavrilovic, who is 6-foot-8 and 220 pounds, is from Kragujevac,