Arizona State vs. USC: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Arizona State vs. USC: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Arizona State 56
(20-10, 5-5 away)
USC 57
(14-15, 11-7 home)
Venue: Galen Center
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Arizona State 20 36 56
USC 31 26 57
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Arizona State J Carson 23 C Felix 9 J Carson 4
USC E Wise 12 D Dedmon 9 E Wise 2

USC just barely beat Arizona State 57-56 in conference action on Saturday, Mar. 2. With the win, the Trojans tie the season series against Arizona State at 1-1. Eric Wise led the Trojans and put up a team-high 12 points and six rebounds. Dewayne Dedmon had four points and added nine rebounds. For the Sun Devils, Jahii Carson finished with a game-high 23 points and seven rebounds. USC (14-15, 9-7 Pac 12) takes on Washington (15-13, 7-8 Pac 12) on Wednesday, Mar. 6 on the road.

USC Game Notes

  • The Trojans have won eight close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, USC is 31-33 in close games.
  • USC has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • This season USC has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Eric Wise has four free throws made or more and 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Aaron Fuller has seven rebounds or more.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--USC has a 3.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Eric Wise and Byron Wesley) accounted for 40.3 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Dewayne Dedmon and Aaron Fuller) accounted for 47.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (18) than the starters (15).
  • The bench recorded more points (34) than the starters (23).
  • Eric Wise has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 29 games this season.
  • Dewayne Dedmon has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 29 games this season.
  • JT Terrell has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Eric Wise has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Byron Wesley had a career high with a 80 percent field goal percentage.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Jio Fontan.

Arizona State Game Notes

  • The Sun Devils have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Arizona State is 29-24 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Sun Devils losing streak to three games.
  • Jahii Carson accounted for 41.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Carrick Felix and Jahii Carson) accounted for 51.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jahii Carson has led the team in scoring 18 times in 30 games this season.
  • Carrick Felix has led the team in rebounding 14 times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Jahii Carson's career.
  • Jahii Carson has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • Chris Colvin set a career high with four steals.
ASU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jahii Carson392374002
B+Chris Colvin341033402
BJ. Bachynski291730023
B-Carrick Felix35490212
D+J. Gilling20222003
D+Eric Jacobsen15030000
DEvan Gordon21010000
-Ruslan Pateev5010001
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AOmar Oraby14451020
BEric Wise331262002
BDewayne Dedmon22490233
BChass Bryan18522100
B-JT Terrell351011301
B-Aaron Fuller20470001
C+Byron Wesley311112104
C+Jio Fontan22721202
-James Blasczyk4000000

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