LOS ANGELES — Clay Helton will remain Southern California’s head coach after the Trojans’ first losing season since 2000.USC athletic director Lynn Swann made the announcement Sunday, one day after the Trojans finished 5-7 with a loss to Notre Dame.Swann elected to keep the embattled coach for another season just nine months after he gave Helton a contract extension through 2023. Helton is 32-17 in his first head coaching job.The Trojans lost five of their final six games this season, capped by back-to-back losses to archrivals UCLA and Notre Dame.Helton took over at USC during the 2015 season. The Trojans won the Rose Bowl two seasons ago to cap a nine-game winning streak, and they won the Pac-12 title last season___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/tag/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25Greg Beacham, The Associated Press read more