Maurice Jones

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Poor-Shooting Bulldogs Edge USC, 63-59

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.


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Gophers Hand Struggling USC Another Loss, 55-40

Lamenting the loss of Trevor Mbakwe in the form of self-pity was going to do Minnesota’s players no good.


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Trojans Hang Hoops Season On 147 Pounder

USC basketball will rise or fall based on the success of a 5-foot-7, 148 pound point guard, Maurice Jones.


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Trojans Cruise Past California 70-56

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.


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Surging Trojans Crush Lehigh 76-49

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.


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USC Topples Cal State Fullerton 81-54

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.