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USC Men's Basketball: Trojans look to stay hot in Arizona

USC hasn't won in the state of Arizona since 2011.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

After dominating UCLA last Thursday, #23 USC Trojans travel to Arizona this weekend to face the Sun Devils on Friday and the Wildcats on Sunday. USC last won in Arizona on January 27th, 2011, when they beat ASU 63-61. Trojans last won in Tucson on February 28th, 2008.

Update on the Sun Devils

The Sun Devils are coming off of 67-55 win over Washington State this past Saturday. It's been a disappointing conference season for the Sun Devils who are second to last in the Pac-12 with a 3-8 conference record (they are 13-11 overall). In the last meeting between the schools, USC held ASU to 38% from the field and 28% from behind the arc. Tra Holder was the lone bright spot for the Sun Devils as the sophomore guard had 21 points, 3 assists, and 2 steals. Game time is 5:00 P.T. and can be seen on the Pac-12 Networks.

Update on the Wildcats

After losing back-to-back games to California and Stanford, the Wildcats are currently on a three-game winning streak. Arizona has been dominant at home, winning 49 of their past 50 games at the McKale Center (their lone loss was to Oregon on Jan. 28th). In their Jan. 9th meeting, USC won in a thriller, 103-101 in four overtimes. Elijah Stewart had 27 points off the bench in 49 minutes while Allonzo Trier led the Wildcats with 25 points. This is a big matchup for both teams: USC enters this weekend second in the conference with a 7-3 record while Arizona is third at 7-4. Sunday's game is at 5:00 P.T. and will be on Fox Sports 1.