W. Water Polo. No. 2 Women of Troy Storm To Two More Wins At Winter Invite
The No. 2 USC women’s water polo team swamped two more opponents today to wrap up the Winter Invitational with a perfect 5-0 mark. Amidst a deluge in Santa Barbara, the Trojans topped No. 5 Hawai’i 13-8 behind a four-goal effort from Ioanna Haralabidis in the morning. In the afternoon, Stephania Haralabidis whipped up a career-high nine goals to pace the Trojans to a 19-5 win over No. 9 host UC Santa Barbara.
M. Basketball. 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.
W. Basketball. USC Women Lose Out On The Line In Tight Game At No. 11 UCLA
The USC women's basketball team was edged out in a great rivalry game tonight in Westwood, falling 71-67 at No. 11 UCLA as the Bruins benefited from 28 free throws shot in the second half. UCLA landed 20 of those -- more than enough to help the hosts recover from USC's two-point halftime advantage. The loss is USC's seventh in a row, taking the Trojans to 10-9 overall and 1-7 in Pac-12 play. UCLA improves to 15-4, 6-2 with its second win of the week over USC.
W. Water Polo. No. 2 USC Rattles Off Two More Solid Wins At Winter Invitational
The No. 2 USC women’s water polo team picked up the pace on day two of the Winter Invitational, pinning up a pair of powerful wins to make it a 3-0 start to 2017. In the day’s opener against No. 22 Cal Baptist, USC received a career-high four goals from sophomore Courtney Fahey in a 22-1 win over the Lancers in Santa Barabra. USC freshmen Elise Stein and Sawyer Belville both tallied their first career goals as Trojans in that one. Later in the day, USC two other newcomers get on the scoresheet for the first time, as freshman Kaylee Brownsberger struck twice for the Trojans and goalie Holly Parker logged her first minutes in the cage in a 16-3 win over No. 23 Cal State Northridge.
M. Basketball. 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.