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USC Wins At Home Against Cal State Fullerton

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – Nikola Vucevic recorded a double-double with 16 points and a game-high 14 rebounds as the USC Trojans posted an 81-54 win over the Cal State Fullerton Titans in non-conference play at the Galen Center.

Alex Stepheson had a double-double of his own for the Trojans (4-2) with 11 points and 12 rebounds in the victory. Maurice Jones was the game’s top scorer with 20 points, adding five assists, four rebounds and four steals, while Bryce Jones tallied 15 points for the hosts.

The Titans (1-4) were led by Devon Peltier with 15 points, although he shot just 5-of-15 from the floor on the night. Sedric Martin chipped in 13 points in the loss as well.

USC scored the first points of the night and never looked back, the team knocking down 44.4 percent from the floor in the first half to claim a narrow 32-30 edge at the break.

In the second half the Trojans erupted for 60.7 percent accuracy from the field to cruise to the 27-point victory.

While USC was converting 6-of-12 beyond the arc in the meeting, Fullerton could muster just 5-of-23 out on the perimeter.