College Sports

Southern Cal holds off Vols

Maurice Jones scored 15 points and Southern California survived a late run by No. 19 Tennessee to beat the Volunteers 65-64 on Tuesday night in Knoxville, Tenn.

It was the Trojans' first road win in seven attempts, dating back to a Feb. 18 win at Washington last season and came three days after they lost at No. 3 Kansas by two points. Coach Kevin O'Neill got his second straight win over Tennessee, the team he coached from 1994-97.

Meanwhile, the Vols dropped their third straight game after beating then-No. 3 Pittsburgh and a 7-0 start to the season and suffered only their fourth non-conference loss in coach Bruce Pearl's six seasons.

Donte Smith hit a three-pointer from the wing over the heads of three Tennessee defenders to give the Trojans (7-5) a 65-60 lead with 2:13 left. He missed another with 1:00 left.

Scotty Hopson and Melvin Goins each made a pair of free throws for the Vols, with Goins' cutting the margin to 65-64 with 47 seconds left. Tennessee (7-3) got the ball back after Jones missed a short jumper with 15 seconds left, but struggled against USC's press and called a timeout with 3.5 seconds left to set up a play.

Tobias Harris, who led the Vols with 14 points, got a deep three-point shot off as time expired, but it bounced away.

Alex Stephenson and Jio Fontan both had 13 points for USC, and Bryce Jones added 11.

Cameron Tatum hit 12 points for the Vols, and Goins had 10.

Tennessee committed 18 turnovers, including 11 in the first half, which led to 27 points for Southern Cal. The Trojans hit 57.7 percent of their shots in the first half.

The Vols stayed close thanks to their second-chance points and free-throw shooting. Tennessee outrebounded USC 38-23 and had 20 second-chance points compared to the Trojans' five.

Southern California also committed 24 fouls — twice as many as Tennessee, and the Vols hit 24 of 29 shots from the free-throw line.

The Vols struggled with their half-court offense for a second game. They shot 38.3 percent against the Trojans compared to 35 percent in a loss at Charlotte, where Tatum missed a would-be winning shot at the buzzer.

Tennessee leads the series between the two teams 4-3, but USC defeated the then-No. 9 Vols 77-55 in Los Angeles on Dec. 19, 2009, in O'Neill's first season.

SOUTHERN CAL (7-5): Stepheson 5-7 3-4 13, Vucevic 2-6 0-0 4, Fontan 6-10 1-1 13, M. Jones 5-11 2-4 15, Simmons 1-2 0-0 3, D. Smith 2-9 0-0 6, B. Jones 4-8 0-0 11, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-53 6-9 65.

TENNESSEE (7-3): Harris 4-9 6-6 14, Williams 3-7 3-6 9, Goins 3-5 3-4 10, Tatum 3-8 4-4 12, Hopson 1-5 6-6 8, Woolridge 0-0 0-0 0, Golden 1-4 0-0 3, McBee 0-2 0-0 0, Pearl 0-1 0-0 0, Fields 2-3 0-0 4, Maymon 1-3 2-3 4. Totals 18-47 24-29 64.

Halftime—Southern Cal 38-32. 3-Point Goals—Southern Cal 9-21 (B. Jones 3-4, M. Jones 3-5, D. Smith 2-8, Simmons 1-1, Fontan 0-1, Vucevic 0-2), Tennessee 4-15 (Tatum 2-3, Golden 1-2, Goins 1-3 , Hopson 0-1, Maymon 0-1, McBee 0-2, Harris 0-3). Fouled Out—Vucevic. Rebounds—Southern Cal 23 (Stepheson 7), Tennessee 38 (Williams 9). Assists—Southern Cal 18 (D. Smith 5), Tennessee 11 (Goins , Tatum 3). Total Fouls—Southern Cal 23, Tennessee 12. Technical—Southern Cal Bench. A—19,030.

Top 25

No. 2 Ohio St. 96, Ashevile 49

N.C.-ASHEVILLE (5-6): Stephenson 5-8 0-0 11, Jackson 2-4 0-1 4, Cunningham 6-13 1-1 13, Dickey 2-11 0-0 4, Primm 5-11 2-4 15, Lane 1-6 0-0 2, Seligson 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 0-0 0-0 0, Hartman 0-1 0-0 0, Nwannunu 0-0 0 -0 0, Harn 0-0 0-0 0, Meyer 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 21-56 3-6 49.

OHIO ST. (11-0): Sullinger 4-7 1-2 9, Lauderdale 2-3 0-0 4, Lighty 11-16 0-0 29, Diebler 3-6 2-2 9, Buford 6-12 1-2 14, Thomas 5-9 2-2 13, Sibert 3-7 1-2 7, Craft 3-5 0-0 7, Days 0-1 0-0 0, Weatherspoon 1-1 0-4 2, Smith Jr. 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-69 7-14 96.

Halftime—Ohio St. 48-24. 3-Point Goals—N.C.-Asheville 4-15 (Primm 3-5, Stephenson 1-3, Lane 0-1, Meyer 0-2, Dickey 0-4), Ohio St. 11-24 (Lighty 7-10, Thomas 1-1, Buford 1-3, Craft 1-3, Dieble r 1-4, Smith Jr. 0-1, Sibert 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—N.C.-Asheville 27 (Cunningham, Stephenson 7), Ohio St. 45 (Sullinger 16). Assists—N.C.-Asheville 11 (Primm 3), Ohio St. 20 (Sullinger 5). Total Fouls—N.C.-Asheville 15, Ohio St. 12. Technical—Cunningham. A—12,658.

No. 14 Purdue 77, IPFW 52

IPFW (7-4): Peckinpaugh 0-2 0-0 0, McCorkle 2-3 0-0 4, Gaines 1-7 3-4 5, Plackemeier 3-9 2-2 10, Botts 4-11 0-0 10, Smeathers 2-5 2-3 7, Kibiloski 0-0 0-0 0, Mixon 2-8 0-0 4, Kovalov 4-6 0-0 12, Boyd 0- 1 0-0 0. Totals 18-52 7-9 52.

PURDUE (11-1): Barlow 1-2 0-0 2, Byrd 5-7 0-0 15, Jackson 3-7 1-2 8, J. Johnson 11-17 2-2 24, Moore 5-13 1-1 11, T. Johnson 3-5 0-0 8, Day 1-1 0-0 3, Anthrop 0-0 1-2 1, Smith 1-4 0-0 3, Bade 0-0 0-0 0, Car roll 0-0 0-0 0, Marcius 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 31-58 5-7 77.

Halftime—Purdue 31-22. 3-Point Goals—IPFW 9-24 (Kovalov 4-4, Botts 2-5, Plackemeier 2-6, Smeathers 1-4, Peckinpaugh 0-1, Mixon 0-2, Gaines 0-2), Purdue 10-22 (Byrd 5-7, T. Johnson 2-3, Day 1- 1, Jackson 1-2, Smith 1-4, J. Johnson 0-1, Barlow 0-1, Moore 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—IPFW 27 (Gaines 6), Purdue 34 (J. Johnson 13). Assists—IPFW 13 (Plackemeier 7), Purdue 26 (Jackson 8) . Total Fouls—IPFW 14, Purdue 14. A—11,148.

Southern Cal 65, No. 19 Tenn. 64

SOUTHERN CAL (7-5): Stepheson 5-7 3-4 13, Vucevic 2-6 0-0 4, Fontan 6-10 1-1 13, M. Jones 5-11 2-4 15, Simmons 1-2 0-0 3, D. Smith 2-9 0-0 6, B. Jones 4-8 0-0 11, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-53 6-9 65.

TENNESSEE (7-3): Harris 4-9 6-6 14, Williams 3-7 3-6 9, Goins 3-5 3-4 10, Tatum 3-8 4-4 12, Hopson 1-5 6-6 8, Woolridge 0-0 0-0 0, Golden 1-4 0-0 3, McBee 0-2 0-0 0, Pearl 0-1 0-0 0, Fields 2-3 0-0 4, Maymon 1-3 2-3 4. Totals 18-47 24-29 64.

Halftime—Southern Cal 38-32. 3-Point Goals—Southern Cal 9-21 (B. Jones 3-4, M. Jones 3-5, D. Smith 2-8, Simmons 1-1, Fontan 0-1, Vucevic 0-2), Tennessee 4-15 (Tatum 2-3, Golden 1-2, Goins 1-3 , Hopson 0-1, Maymon 0-1, McBee 0-2, Harris 0-3). Fouled Out—Vucevic. Rebounds—Southern Cal 23 (Stepheson 7), Tennessee 38 (Williams 9). Assists—Southern Cal 18 (D. Smith 5), Tennessee 11 (Goins , Tatum 3). Total Fouls—Southern Cal 23, Tennessee 12. Technical—Southern Cal Bench. A—19,030.

No. 23 BYU 72, Weber St. 66

BYU (11-1): Davies 4-11 2-4 10, Hartsock 3-6 0-0 6, Abouo 1-5 2-4 4, K. Collinsworth 2-4 0-0 5, Fredette 10-23 3-3 28, Emery 3-10 1-2 8, Magnusson 0-0 0-0 0, Zylstra 0-1 0-0 0, Martineau 0-2 0-0 0, Roge rs 0-0 0-0 0, C. Collinsworth 2-5 7-8 11. Totals 25-67 15-21 72.

WEBER ST. (6-5): Bullinger 4-8 2-3 12, Mahoney 2-4 1-2 5, Morris 2-7 4-5 8, Bamforth 6-15 0-0 17, Hughey 4-14 5-6 15, Porter 1-4 0-0 3, Richardson 0-0 0-0 0, Fulton 3-4 0-0 6, Tresnak 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-58 12-16 66.

Halftime—BYU 35-23. 3-Point Goals—BYU 7-26 (Fredette 5-13, K. Collinsworth 1-2, Emery 1-6, C. Collinsworth 0-1, Zylstra 0-1, Martineau 0-1, Abouo 0-2), Weber St. 10-24 (Bamforth 5-9, Bullinge r 2-4, Hughey 2-7, Porter 1-3, Mahoney 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—BYU 41 (Abouo 9), Weber St. 41 (Bullinger 13). Assists—BYU 11 (Fredette 4), Weber St. 11 (Hughey 4). Total Fouls—BYU 17, We ber St. 17. A—10,453.

No. 25 T. A&M 86, Wagner 51

WAGNER (4-7): Murray 1-8 2-4 4, Folahan 1-3 2-2 4, Martin 5-12 3-4 17, Parker 4-9 1-2 9, Rivers 6-13 0-0 13, Mundweiler 0-0 2-3 2, Czeski 0-0 0-0 0, Harris 0-0 0-0 0, Spiller 0-0 0-0 0, Thompson 0-3 2-2 2 , Daniell 0-0 0-0 0, Stewart 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-48 12-17 51.

TEXAS A&M (11-1): Harris 2-5 1-2 5, Loubeau 6-9 4-7 16, Holmes 4-8 2-2 12, Middleton 4-7 1-2 9, Walkup 4-7 2-2 10, McDonald 0-0 0-0 0, Lewis 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 0-1 1-2 1, Darko 2-5 0-0 5, Hibbert 2-5 4-4 9, Bai rd 0-0 2-2 2, Roberson 3-3 4-6 10, Carrell 0-2 0-0 0, R. Turner 3-5 1-2 7, Jahns 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-57 22-31 86.

Halftime—Texas A&M 40-20. 3-Point Goals—Wagner 5-18 (Martin 4-9, Rivers 1-4, Parker 0-1, Murray 0-4), Texas A&M 4-9 (Holmes 2-3, Hibbert 1-2, Darko 1-3, Walkup 0-1). Fouled Out—Folahan. Rebou nds—Wagner 20 (Folahan 6), Texas A&M 47 (Walkup 11). Assists—Wagner 13 (Murray 4), Texas A&M 19 (Harris 7). Total Fouls—Wagner 23, Texas A&M 15. Technicals—Harris 2 (ejected), Roberson. A—8,007.

Missouri Valley

Dartmouth 67, Drake 59

DARTMOUTH (4-7): Rufful 7-14 0-3 17, Weeden 2-6 2-2 6, Trotter 3-4 2-2 9, Griffin 2-6 2-2 8, Crecco 3-10 5-5 12, Melville 2-3 1-2 5, Jackson 0-2 0-0 0, Bertasius 3-7 2-2 8, Ghogomu 0-0 0-0 0, LaBove 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 23-54 14-18 67.

DRAKE (4-6): Uhlenhopp 1-4 0-0 3, VanDeest 3-3 3-4 9, Wedel 6-13 1-2 17, Wiseler 0-1 0-0 0, Rice 6-15 2-6 15, Hawley 2-5 0-0 4, Alexander 0-1 0-0 0, Woods 3-4 0-3 6, Smith 0-1 0-0 0, Simons 2-5 0-0 5. Tot als 23-52 6-15 59.

Halftime—Drake 31-30. 3-Point Goals—Dartmouth 7-17 (Rufful 3-6, Griffin 2-4, Trotter 1-1, Crecco 1-3, Jackson 0-1, Bertasius 0-2), Drake 7-24 (Wedel 4-10, Simons 1-2, Uhlenhopp 1-3, Rice 1-6, Wiseler 0-1, Hawley 0-2). Fouled Out—Weeden. Rebounds—Dartmouth 35 (Crecco, Weeden 9), Drake 33 (Woods 8). Assists—Dartmouth 8 (Crecco 3), Drake 14 (Wedel, Wiseler 3). Total Fouls—Dartmouth 17, Drake 19. A—3,358.

Big 12

Nebraska 79, Grambling St. 39

GRAMBLING ST. (2-9): Feurtado 0-6 2-2 2, Danridge 0-2 0-0 0, Boatner 3-11 0-0 7, Patton 3-13 0-0 7, Rose 1-7 1-2 3, Hobbs 1-2 0-0 2, Qualls 1-5 2-2 4, Knowles 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Britt-Black 1-1 0-0 2, Roberson 6-14 0-0 12. Totals 16-64 5-6 39.

NEBRASKA (10-2): Ubel 2-3 1-1 5, Diaz 7-10 0-0 14, Richardson 2-3 0-2 5, Walker 2-3 0-0 4, Jeter 2-5 0-0 4, McCray 3-9 0-0 6, Jones 2-6 3-4 7, Karn 0-2 0-0 0, Niemann 0-1 2-2 2, Gallegos 7-10 0-0 15, Beranek 2-4 2-2 6, Almeida 3-5 3-3 9, Fox 1-1 0-2 2. Totals 33-62 11-16 79.

Halftime—Nebraska 37-18. 3-Point Goals—Grambling St. 2-24 (Boatner 1-5, Patton 1-7, Johnson 0-1, Knowles 0-1, Qualls 0-3, Rose 0-3, Feurtado 0-4), Nebraska 2-13 (Richardson 1-2, Gallegos 1-2, McCray 0-1, Walker 0-1, Karn 0-2, Jeter 0-2, Jones 0-3). Fouled Out—Rose. Rebounds—Grambling St. 33 (Patton 7), Nebraska 48 (Almeida, Jones 7). Assists—Grambling St. 11 (Boatner 4), Nebraska 12 (Jeter 5). Total Fouls—Grambling St. 14, Nebraska 12. A—7,555.

Iowa St. 104, Chicago St. 63

CHICAGO ST. (3-11): Simmons 0-3 0-0 0, J. Montgomery 2-5 0-0 4, C. Montgomery 11-21 3-4 25, Lofton 4-6 0-1 11, Martin 5-14 3-5 13, Scott 1-7 2-4 5, Martin Jr. 0-2 0-0 0, Harris 1-2 1-3 3, Hill 0-0 0-0 0, S. Mon tgomery 0-0 0-0 0, Seals 1-3 0-0 2, Ukaigwe 0-0 0-0 0, Kielbasa 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 25-65 9-17 63.

IOWA ST. (11-2): Ejim 7-12 2-3 18, Anderson 6-7 3-5 17, Garrett 6-11 5-5 18, Christopherson 3-10 2-2 10, Vanderbeken 3-4 2-2 9, Railey 2-6 1-2 5, Palo 2-7 6-7 12, McKnight 1-1 0-0 2, Godfrey 2-4 6-6 10, Phil lips 1-4 1-3 3. Totals 33-66 28-35 104.

Halftime—Iowa St. 59-26. 3-Point Goals—Chicago St. 4-12 (Lofton 3-3, Scott 1-3, Seals 0-1, Martin 0-1, Martin Jr. 0-1, Harris 0-1, J. Montgomery 0-2), Iowa St. 10-28 (Anderson 2-2, Christophe rson 2-5, Palo 2-5, Ejim 2-5, Vanderbeken 1-2, Garrett 1-5, Railey 0-1, Godfrey 0-1, Phillips 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Chicago St. 38 (Martin 9), Iowa St. 45 (Ejim 8). Assists—Chicago St. 11 (Scott 4), Iowa St. 19 (Garrett 9). Total Fouls—Chicago St. 25, Iowa St. 13. A—11,477.

OU 66, Sacramento St. 53

SACRAMENTO ST. (3-8): Nelson 2-9 4-5 8, Dickson 1-2 0-0 2, Bjegovic 4-11 0-0 9, Toles-Bey 7-16 3-4 21, Carbajal 1-7 0-0 3, Groom 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 1-4 0-0 2, Hoffman 1-2 0-0 2, McCarver 2-2 2-5 6, Rakocevic 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-54 9-14 53.

OKLAHOMA (6-6): Fitzgerald 3-8 2-2 8, Pledger 2-7 0-1 5, Blair 2-4 1-2 6, Clark 2-6 0-0 4, Davis 6-10 0-0 15, Washington 1-3 3-6 5, Newell 6-9 0-1 17, Neal 1-3 0-0 2, Honore' 0-0 0-0 0, Thompson 2-4 0-1 4. Totals 25-54 6-13 66.

Halftime—Oklahoma 30-22. 3-Point Goals—Sacramento St. 6-20 (Toles-Bey 4-12, Bjegovic 1-2, Carbajal 1-6), Oklahoma 10-22 (Newell 5-6, Davis 3-7, Blair 1-2, Pledger 1-5, Clark 0-2). Fouled Out —Fitzgerald, Toles-Bey. Rebounds—Sacramento St. 37 (Carbajal 6), Oklahoma 33 (Clark 8). Assists—Sacramento St. 7 (Toles-Bey 3), Oklahoma 11 (Davis 3). Total Fouls—Sacramento St. 18, Oklahoma 19. A—7,726.

OSU 79, Stanford 68

STANFORD (6-4): Owens 8-15 5-7 21, Zimmermann 0-0 0-0 0, Mann 0-4 2-4 2, Harris 0-1 0-0 0, Green 6-12 3-5 17, Bright 3-9 8-8 15, Ant. Brown 1-3 0-0 3, Powell 3-4 4-5 10, Trotter 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-48 22-29 68.

OKLAHOMA ST. (11-1): Pilgrim 0-0 0-0 0, Moses 3-10 7-10 13, Page 6-14 6-7 23, Penn 4-8 3-4 14, Sidorakis 1-1 0-0 3, Olukemi 3-4 4-4 12, Shaw 0-0 0-0 0, Dowell 0-1 0-0 0, Brown 1-5 0-0 2, D. Williams 2-3 6-9 10, Franklin 1-2 0-1 2. Totals 21-48 26-35 79.

Halftime—Oklahoma St. 34-33. 3-Point Goals—Stanford 4-11 (Green 2-4, Ant. Brown 1-2, Bright 1-4, Harris 0-1), Oklahoma St. 11-19 (Page 5-11, Penn 3-4, Olukemi 2-3, Sidorakis 1-1). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Stanford 30 (Owens 10), Oklahoma St. 33 (D. Williams 11). Assists—Stanford 12 (Bright 4), Oklahoma St. 12 (Moses, Page, Penn 3). Total Fouls—Stanford 26, Oklahoma St. 21. Technica ls—Green, Penn, Oklahoma St. Bench. A—13,011.

Ranked Big 12 Women

No. 2 Baylor 77, No. 23 Syra. 43

BAYLOR (12-1): Sims 10-14 0-0 25, Hayden 3-6 0-0 7, Jones 0-4 0-0 0, Pope 4-8 2-5 10, Griner 4-8 7-10 15, Madden 0-2 0-0 0, Zachariason 0-1 0-0 0, Williams 3-5 0-0 6, Robertson 0-1 0-0 0, Condrey 2-3 3-3 8 , Field 1-1 0-0 2, Palmer 0-1 0-0 0, Chandler 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 29-57 12-18 77.

SYRACUSE (8-1): Hall 2-7 2-2 6, Harris 1-7 0-0 2, Morrow 3-9 0-0 7, Alexander 2-4 0-1 4, Hemingway 4-10 2-2 10, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Coffey 2-5 0-0 4, Taft 1-9 0-1 2, Berry 2-4 1-1 5, Bullard 0-2 0-0 0, Lear y 0-3 0-1 0, Tyson-Thomas 1-8 0-0 3. Totals 18-68 5-8 43.

Halftime—Baylor 38-15. 3-Point Goals—Baylor 7-18 (Sims 5-9, Hayden 1-2, Condrey 1-2, Robertson 0-1, Madden 0-1, Zachariason 0-1, Jones 0-2), Syracuse 2-17 (Morrow 1-1, Tyson-Thomas 1-4, Hemin gway 0-1, Coffey 0-2, Harris 0-3, Taft 0-6). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Baylor 40 (Pope 7), Syracuse 46 (Hall 7). Assists—Baylor 21 (Jones 7), Syracuse 8 (Harris 4). Total Fouls—Baylor 19, Syracuse 19. A—199.

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