Pacific 12 Conference Tournament - USC vs Colorado Wrap - Colorado Wins 59-56
Colorado grabbed a 59-56 win over USC on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from Askia Booker at MGM Grand.
Colorado won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.
Colorado got 13 points from Josh Scott and another 11 points from Xavier Johnson. Askia Booker contributed 4 assists, while Josh Scott cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
USC got 23 points from Byron Wesley in a losing cause and another 10 points from Omar Oraby. Pe'Shon Howard contributed 5 assists for them, while Omar Oraby had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Colorado were victorious, as the score was 29-27 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Colorado as they grabbed 38 boards, while USC only had 27.