No. 20 USC bests WSU Cougars 76-65 thanks to second-half run
PULLMAN, Wash (AP) – Tahj Eaddy scored a season high 29 points, Evan Mobley had 20 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots and No. 20 Southern California beat Washington State 76-65 on Saturday night for its 10th straight victory over the WSU Cougars.
USC 76, WSU Cougars 65: Box Score
The Trojans (17-3, 11-2 Pac-12) have won six straight and 12 of their last 13 games. They have held their last three opponents to 65 points or under.
Eaddy was 10 of 16 from the field. His previous season high was against the WSU Cougars on Jan. 16 when he scored 21 points.
Dishon Jackson had 18 points for the Cougars (12-9, 5-9), and Isaac Bonton added 17.
The Trojans went on a 13-2 run late in the second half to close out the game.
Southern California: The Trojans are 17-3 for the first time since the 1991-92 season. Their defense is putting them in a strong position to win their first regular-season title since 1984.
Washington State: After a 81-73 victory over No. 24 UCLA on Thursday night where they shot almost 60% from deep, the Cougars were 3 of 25 on 3s against the Trojans.
Southern California: Hosts Arizona State on Wednesday night.
WSU Cougars: Hosts Washington on Monday night.