The USC Trojans ended their home schedule in style, soundly beating the Arizona State Sun Devils 62-46 at Galen Center, winning their fourth straight. USC ended their season 12-4 at home, and swept the season series with Arizona State. Nikola Vucevic lead the Trojans with 20 points and 10 rebounds, his Pac-10 leading 18th double-double on the season.
USC held the Sun Devils to 30.6% shooting (15 for 49) on the night, the second-best shooting defense by the Trojans this season. On January 20, USC held Stanford to 22.2% shooting (14 for 63), the lowest mark in over 30 years. USC improved its record to 12-0 on the season when holding an opponent under 60 points.
The Trojans led 38-18 at halftime. Senior forward Alex Stepheson also had a double-double on Senior Day, with 15 points and 10 rebounds, his 10th double-double of the season. Trent Lockett and Keala King each scored 14 points for Arizona State. The Trojans travel to the Washington schools next weekend, beginning with Thursday night's contest against Washington State.
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