Elijah Stewart scored 22 points and Nikola Jovanovic had 16 with nine rebounds on Sunday to help Southern California beat Boston College 75-71.
Jordan McLaughlin scored 18 points, dished out seven assists and led four players in double figures to propel Southern California to a 77-61 win over Loyola Marymount on Wednesday night.
Nikola Jovanovic scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for USC, helping the Trojans beat New Mexico 66-54 on Sunday.
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.
Southern California has no seniors, just three juniors and two eligible transfers in coach Andy Enfield’s second season.
Justin Cobbs broke out of two-game shooting slump to score 22 points and freshman Jabari Bird added a pair of late 3-pointers as California beat Southern California 77-64 on Sunday night.
Chasson Randle scored seven of his 17 points in overtime, and Stanford beat Southern California 79-71 Sunday to avenge two close losses to the Trojans last season.
Southern California got big games from two freshmen and a couple of veterans, leading to the kind of collective offense the Trojans had been missing for more than a month.
Brandon Ashley and T.J. McConnell each scored a season-high 19 points and No. 1 Arizona beat USC 73-53 Sunday night to improve to 17-0 for the best start in school history.
Classes at USC concluded a couple of weeks ago but it’s evident the Trojan men’s basketball team has a few things to learn before beginning Pac-12 play on Jan. 5 at UCLA.
Pe’Shon Howard wasn’t supposed to be the one racing up court trying to win the game, but he knew how many dribbles he had before time would expire. And he used them perfectly.
Byron Wesley scored 20 points, making a pair of go-ahead free throws with 1:02 remaining, and Southern California rallied to beat Cal State Bakersfield 63-59 Sunday night after trailing most of the second half.
Byron Wesley scored 22 points and Southern California never trailed in beating Cal State Fullerton 76-62 for the Trojans’ third straight win at home on Tuesday night.
Omar Oraby scored 17 points and Southern California defeated Cal State Northridge 95-79 Tuesday night in a matchup of new coaches Andy Enfield and former UNLV and NBA star Reggie Theus.
O.J. Mayo’s little brother is welcome to come over to the Bucks’ guard’s new digs whenever he likes, so long it doesn’t interfere with the younger Mayo’s responsibilities at Marquette.