USC Downs Northern Arizona 67-63 - Match Report
USC got 31 points from Byron Wesley en route to a 67-63 victory over Northern Arizona on Friday at Galen Center.
USC won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16.5-point spread.
USC got 9 points from Nikola Jovanovic and another 8 points from Omar Oraby. Pe'Shon Howard contributed 4 assists, while Byron Wesley cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Northern Arizona got 20 points from Aaseem Dixon in a losing cause and another 18 points from Quinton Upshur. Kris Yanku contributed 5 assists for them, while Jordyn Martin had 8 rebounds.
USC hit the break trailing 40-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored USC as they grabbed 45 boards, while Northern Arizona only had 41.