USC vs. Arizona State: Recap and Stats

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USC vs. Arizona State: Recap and Stats
USC 93
(8-12, 1-6 away)
Arizona State 98
(15-4, 12-3 home)
Venue: Wells Fargo Arena
10:30PM ET / 7:30PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
USC 42 43 93
Arizona State 42 43 98
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
USC E Wise 12 D Dedmon 7 J Fontan 4
Arizona State J Carson 17 C Felix 8 J Carson 5

In a high-scoring matchup, Arizona State beat USC 98-93 in overtime. Evan Gordon put on a show for the Sun Devils and put up a game-high 28 points plus three rebounds. Carrick Felix played his way to a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. For the Trojans, Byron Wesley got 15 points and seven rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). The Sun Devils are on a five-game win streak. Arizona State (14-4, 4-2 Pac 12) gets UCLA (16-4, 6-1 Pac 12) at home on Saturday, January 26th.

Arizona State Game Notes

  • ASU beat the spread by 1.0 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Sun Devils have beaten the spread.
  • Arizona State has played in 2 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Sun Devils have played in 11 overtime games with a record of 8-3.
  • The Sun Devils have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Arizona State has won 26 close games.
  • Arizona State has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.8% or better.
  • The Sun Devils have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 9 or more three-pointers.
  • Arizona State has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • ASU has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) when opponents record 8 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Arizona State has won 89% of the time (8-1) when Carrick Felix has 16 points or more, 80% of the time (8-2) when Jordan Bachynski has 4 field goals made or more, and 78% of the time (7-2) when Jahii Carson has 4 free throws made or more.
  • The Sun Devils set a season high for total points.
  • The last time ASU recorded at least 98 total points was Nov 20, 2009 against San Francisco.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--ASU has a 8.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Evan Gordon and Jahii Carson) accounted for 50.0% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jonathan Gilling and Carrick Felix) accounted for 52.5% of the rebounds.
  • Jonathan Gilling has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 11th 20-point game of Evan Gordon's career.
  • Evan Gordon has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Evan Gordon had a career high with 9 field goals made.
  • Carrick Felix recorded the 7th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Carrick Felix recorded a double-double. It was the 6th of his career.
  • Jonathan Gilling recorded the 4th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jonathan Gilling recorded a double-double. It was the 3rd of his career.
  • This marks the 9th 20-point game of Jahii Carson's career.
  • Jahii Carson has 4 straight 20+ point games.

USC Game Notes

  • USC lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Trojans have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, USC has lost 33 close games.
  • Jio Fontan recorded a team season high in points with 25 and field goals made with 8.
  • Eric Wise tallied a team season high in field goals made with 8.
  • JT Terrell tallied a team season high in three pointers attempted with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Jio Fontan and JT Terrell) accounted for 48.3% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Eric Wise and Byron Wesley) accounted for 44.7% of the rebounds.
  • Jio Fontan has led the team in scoring 3 times in 20 games this season.
  • Eric Wise has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 20 games this season.
  • Byron Wesley has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Eric Wise recorded the 17th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Eric Wise has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Eric Wise recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 17th of his career.
  • This marks the 11th 20-point game of Jio Fontan's career.
  • Jio Fontan set career highs with 25 points and 5 three-pointers.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of JT Terrell's career.
  • JT Terrell has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Dewayne Dedmon.
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AByron Wesley401574301
AEric Wise3919104004
AJio Fontan352514101
B+JT Terrell352002102
BAri Stewart11630011
B-Omar Oraby22450131
B-Chass Bryan11014111
C+Dewayne Dedmon14430011
-Aaron Fuller7010010
-James Blasczyk8010000
-R. Woolridge3011100
ASU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Evan Gordon452833201
A+Carrick Felix4416103110
A+J. Gilling4213116102
A+Jahii Carson412148003
B+Ruslan Pateev23850130
B-J. Bachynski22940012
-Bo Barnes5310001
-Eric Jacobsen3010001

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