Lanerryl Johnson scored 27 points and Cal State Fullerton beat Wright State 67-62 on Thursday night.
Marcus Paige scored 21 points and handed out five assists, Justin Jackson scored 12 points and No. 5 North Carolina had little trouble on the way to beating No. 22 UCLA 78-56 on Thursday night in the consolation round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Jovanovic had 13 points, 11 rebounds and game-saving block in the final seconds and USC held off a late rally to beat Cal State Fullerton 53-49 on Tuesday night.
Norman Powell scored 24 points to lead all five starters in double figures and UCLA beat Long Beach State 77-63 on Sunday night to give coach Steve Alford a win on his 50th birthday.
Freshman guard Brooke McCarty scored 20 points off the bench and No. 10 Texas dominated the boards to roll to a 75-65 win over UCLA on Sunday.
The Trojans trailed by 12 points at the break and were still down significantly midway through the second period. But behind a stifling defense that forced 13 second-half turnovers, Southern Cal rallied past Drexel 72-70 at the Charleston Classic on Friday.
Bryce Alford scored 28 points, making a career-high six 3-pointers, and UCLA routed Nicholls State 107-74 Thursday night for the Bruins’ third straight easy victory.
Nickola Jovanovic and Malik Martin were the only USC players in double figures as the Trojans fell to Akron 66-46 on Thursday to start the Charleston Classic.
Tiegbe Bamba scored 19 points and Portland State defeated Southern California 76-68 Saturday in the season opener for two teams that were meeting for the first time in 37 years.
Norman Powell led six players in double figures with 25 points and UCLA routed Montana State 133-78 Friday night, giving Bruins coach Steve Alford a victory in season openers for each of the last 17 years.
Southern California has no seniors, just three juniors and two eligible transfers in coach Andy Enfield’s second season.
Four starters lost, including three to the NBA draft. A slew of newcomers. There’s some instability at UCLA.
Krzyzewski returned to his alma mater on Monday with the U.S. national team, which toured the campus, ate lunch with cadets in the mess hall and held an open practice for military personnel and families.
Five-star basketball recruit Jaylen Brown will arrive to the UCLA campus Tuesday for an unofficial visit despite the major flood that ruined the Pauley Pavilion on July 28.
Meanwhile, six workers were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes Wednesday evening.