Utah vs. USC: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Utah vs. USC: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Utah 69
(14-17, 3-10 away)
USC 66
(14-18, 11-8 home)
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
9:06PM ET / 6:06PM PT, March 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Utah 35 34 69
USC 28 38 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Utah J DuBois 22 J Loveridge 9 J DuBois 4
USC O Oraby 18 O Oraby 10 J Fontan 7

Utah squared off with USC on Wednesday, Mar. 13 and just barely slipped by the Trojans 69-66 in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. The Utes even the season series against USC at 1-1 with the win. Jarred DuBois played brilliantly for the Utes and put up a game-high 22 points and four assists. Jordan Loveridge had 15 points and added nine rebounds. Omar Oraby recorded a double-double for the Trojans with a career-high 18 points and 10 rebounds. USC (14-18) finished the regular season sixth in the Pac-12 with a 9-9 conference record.

Utah Game Notes

  • Utah started 14-17 during the 2010 and 2009 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over USC extended the Utah winning streak to three games.
  • Utah beat the spread by 4.5 points. That makes the 19th time this season the Utes have beaten the spread.
  • The Utes have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Utah is 23-25 in close games.
  • The Utes have won 80 percent of the time this season (8-2) after recording 69 or more total points.
  • Utah has won 88 percent of the time this season (7-1) when opponents record seven or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Utah has won 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Jordan Loveridge has 15 points or more, 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Jason Washburn has four free throws made or more, and 73 percent of the time (8-3) when Jarred DuBois has four assists or more.
  • Utah set a season low for turnovers (six).
  • Jarred DuBois accounted for 31.8 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jordan Loveridge and Jason Washburn) accounted for 41.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jarred DuBois has led the team in scoring in eight out of 31 games this season.
  • Jordan Loveridge has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Jarred DuBois's career.
  • Jarred DuBois has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Loveridge has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Jason Washburn has four straight double-digit point games.

USC Game Notes

  • The Trojans have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, USC is 31-34 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Trojans losing streak to three games.
  • The top two scorers (Omar Oraby and JT Terrell) accounted for 48.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Omar Oraby and Eric Wise) accounted for 48.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Omar Oraby has led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding five times in 32 games this season.
  • JT Terrell has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Omar Oraby recorded the fifth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Omar Oraby recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and fifth of his career.
UTAH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJarred DuBois362234003
AJ. Loveridge361590002
B+Jeremy Olsen12441010
BDakarai Tucker13630100
BJason Washburn281051010
BBrandon Taylor35733101
B-Glen Dean11502000
DCedric Martin26030100
-Renan Lenz3010000
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AOmar Oraby3518101022
AJT Terrell381460110
AEric Wise321292101
B-Jio Fontan40607011
C+Byron Wesley32871003
CAaron Fuller14610000
C-Ari Stewart9210010

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