"It is a hometown school and I was seeing coach Floyd more than anyone," Hill said. "It wasn't outworking it was just me feeling where I was most comfortable [with them]."
"I got to know Noel at Lebron camp, and I've played against Derrick a few times . I think were solid to match up with the [other] PAC-10 classes.
Hill, who is ranked No. 64 overall by Scout.com, is a versatile prospect that can play a handful of positions and USC sold him that he'd get to spend some time at the point.
"USC was a place for me to work on multiple positions and come in a play major minutes," Hill told Scout.com. "Coach told me I'm going to be able to play some point guard , so that alone will open my game to another level."
Hill also considered Georgetown, Kansas State and Kentucky.