USC Defeats Washington State 72-68 - Recap
USC grabbed a 72-68 win over Washington State on Thursday, behind a 20-point effort from Byron Wesley at Galen Center.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 4 number at most sportsbooks.
USC got 12 points from J.T. Terrell and another 11 points from Ari Stewart. Jio Fontan contributed 11 assists, while Dewayne Dedmon cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Washington State got 21 points from DaVonte Lacy in a losing cause and another 16 points from Mike Ladd. D.J. Shelton contributed 5 assists for them, while D.J. Shelton had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington State were victorious, as the score was 33-30 at the break.
The rebound battle favored USC as they grabbed 41 boards, while Washington State only had 31.