“Elijah Stewart scored 21 points to lead No. 23 Southern California past Missouri State 83-75 in the third round of the Las Vegas Classic on Thursday night as the Trojans remained one of six unbeaten teams in Division I.
The Trojans (12-0) never trailed, shooting 55 percent from the field. They play Wyoming in the championship game on Friday night.
Jordan McLaughlin added 19 points, while Metu Chimezie had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Trojans.”
“''They don't make many mistakes,'' Missouri State coach Paul Lusk said about USC. ''Offensively, they can hurt you so many ways. They have a lot of talented offensive players. They're skilled. Jordan McLaughlin plays at his own pace. They made some back-breaking plays.''