Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 21 points and hit a key late 3-pointer to help Georgia beat USC 63-59 on Saturday in a rare West Coast appearance for the Bulldogs.
Lamenting the loss of Trevor Mbakwe in the form of self-pity was going to do Minnesota’s players no good.
USC basketball will rise or fall based on the success of a 5-foot-7, 148 pound point guard, Maurice Jones.
Maurice Jones scored 16 points, Alex Stepheson added 14 points and 16 rebounds in a strong low-post game, and Southern California advanced to the Pac-10 tournament semifinals Thursday with a 70-56 victory over California.
Jio Fontan scored 21 points and Southern California used a balanced scoring attack to beat Lehigh 76-49 on Thursday night. The Trojans came in riding the momentum from Tuesday’s 65-64 upset of No. 19 Tennessee, their first road win of the season.
Maurice Jones scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half to lead Southern Cal to an 81-54 victory over Cal State Fullerton on Wednesday night.