LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 26: Maurice Jones #10 of the USC Trojans pushes the ball up the court against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the fourth round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational at the Orleans Arena November 26, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. USC won 63-60. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
USC guard Maurice Jones, the Trojans' leading scorer and assist man, has played in 356 of a possible 370 minutes this season.
After nearly three weeks without a home game, the USC Trojans return to Galen Center Saturday afternoon to host the New Mexico Lobos. The Trojans are in search of offense, averaging just 55.1 points on the season, including shooting just 32.7% in their 55-40 loss at Minnesota last Saturday.
The Trojans are also allowing 55.4 points per game, and have not allowed an opponent to score more than 66 points in a game this season. The last time USC held its first nine opponents to 66 points or less was 1948. Here are the details for Saturday's game:
Teams: USC (4-5), New Mexico (6-2)
Time: 4 p.m. PST
TV: Prime Ticket, with Paul Sunderland and Brandon Granville on the call
Radio: ESPN 710 AM, with Chris Fisher and Jim Hefner on the call
Home Cooking: The last home game for the Trojans was a 65-62 victory over Morgan State on November 22, but has not played at home since. USC is 2-2 in their last four games during that span.
Iron Man: Guard Maurice Jones, the Trojans' leading scorer and assist man, has played in 356 of a possible 370 minutes this season.
A Sort of Homecoming: Tony Snell is averaging 13.5 points per game to lead the Lobos. The sophomore guard is a product of Martin Luther King High School in Riverside.
- Guard: Hugh Greenwood
- Guard: Kendall Williams
- Guard: Tony Snell
- Forward: A.J. Hardeman
- Forward: Drew Gordon
- Guard: Maurice Jones
- Guard: Greg Allen
- Guard: Byron Wesley
- Forward: Aaron Fuller
- Forward: Dewayne Dedmon
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