USC Holds Off Arizona State, 82-79
Elijah Stewart scored 29 points, making seven of USC's 14 3-pointers, to beat Arizona State 82-79 on Sunday night. Jordan McLaughlin added 18 points for the Trojans (17-4, 4-4 Pac-12), who stopped a two-game skid at Galen Center in salvaging a weekend split after losing to No. 14 Arizona. Stewart's points were one off his career high and he tied his career best for 3-pointers. The Trojans equaled their season-best from long-range. Torian Graham scored 24 points, and Obinna Oleka had 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Sun Devils (9-11, 2-5), who got swept in their four-day visit to Los Angeles after losing at No. 3 UCLA.
USC Hosts Arizona State At Galen Sunday
The USC Trojans (16-4, 3-4) will host the Arizona State Sun Devils (9-10, 2-4) at the Galen Center on Jan. 22 at 5:30 p.m. USC began the season 14-0 which ranks tied for the fourth-longest winning streak in school history and was the best USC start since the 1971 season. USC’s 16-4 start is its best since the 2002 team also went 16-4.
USC Comeback Falls Short Against No. 14 Arizona, 73-66
Elijah Stewart scored 20 points and Jordan McLaughlin added 14 points and eight assists for Southern California (16-4, 3-4) as a late game comeback fell short against No. 14 Arizona Thursday night, 73-66.
USC Returns Home To Face No. 14/No. 13 Arizona At Galen
The USC Trojans (16-3, 3-3) will host the No. 14/No. 13 Arizona Wildcats (16-2, 5-0) at the Galen Center on Jan. 19 at 6:00 p.m. USC began the season 14-0. The 14 consecutive wins tied for the fourth-longest winning streak in school history and was the best USC start since the 1971 season. USC’s 16-3 start is its best since the 1992 team also went 16-3 (17-3 through 20 games). Fans can purchase tickets to USC games by going to USCTrojans.com.
Metu scores 24, No. 25 USC holds off Colorado 71-68
Chimezie Metu scored a career-high 24 points, including a go-ahead hook shot with 29 seconds remaining, and No. 25 Southern California held off slumping Colorado 71-68 on Sunday night.