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USC Trojans Men’s basketball defeats Oregon State 70-63

USC is now 14-0 to start the 2016-17 season

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**Editor’s note - We could use some help covering USC Basketball.**

Men's Basketball: USC 70, Oregon State 63 - Highlights 12/28/16

From “USC Outlasts Oregon State’s Strong Second Half” at Building the Dam:

“The undefeated Trojans rolled into Corvallis 13-0 and left with their unblemished record in tact. Stevie Thompson Jr. overcame a poor first half shooting performance to end the game with a team-high 24 points, leading the Beavers back from as high as an 18 point deficit in a chippy game at Gill.”

Recap: No. 22 USC men's basketball edges Oregon State to open Pac-12 play

From the AP’s “No. 22 USC Holds Off Oregon State, 70-63” Via

“Chimezie Metu had 19 points and eight rebounds and No. 22 Southern California stayed undefeated with a 70-63 victory over Oregon State on Wednesday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.

Jordan McLaughlin added 10 points, eight rebounds and four steals and Jonah Mathews had 10 points for the Trojans (14-0, 1-0).

Stephen Thompson Jr. scored a career-high 24 points and Drew Eubanks had 15 points and 15 rebounds for the Beavers (4-10, 0-1).”

MBB Highlights vs USC 12-28-16

From the AP’s “Metu leads No. 22 USC past Oregon State, 70-63” via

“Southern Cal went on a 13-0 run about midway through the first half to take a 24-9 lead. Oregon State was held scoreless for nearly five minutes during the surge.

The Trojans led 34-17 at halftime.

Southern California led by double digits most of the second half, but Oregon State was able to cut the deficit to six in the final minute on a layup by Eubanks.”

[TodaySports] USC Upends Oregon State | No. 22 USC stayed perfect with a 70-63 win against Oregon State