USC vs. UC Riverside results: Trojans overwhelm Highlanders in 70-26 win

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The USC Trojans completely overwhelmed the UCR Highlanders from the opening tip to the final whistle, winning 70-26 at the Galen Center.

From start to finish, the USC Trojans didn't break a sweat in their win over the visiting UCR Highlanders, winning by the score of 70-26 at the Galen Center on Saturday, a game in which 16 different players saw action for the Trojans.

The Trojans put the pressure on offensively and defensively, running out to a 54-13 lead. The team held the Highlanders scoreless for minutes at a time, making the game a laugher early. Despite forcing just eight turnovers, the Trojans held the Highlanders to just 19% shooting from the floor.

USC also made shots at will, making 52% of their shots and 45% of their shots from behind the three-point line. Eric Wise and Jio Fontan led all scorers with 14 points each.

The USC Trojans improved to 4-6 on the season with the win while the UCR Highlanders fell to just 2-8 and 0-4 on the road.

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