Southern Cal 62, Long Beach St. 44
LOS ANGELES (AP)
Eric Wise scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Ari Stewart and J.T. Terrell each scored 10 points as USC defeated Long Beach State, 62-44 Tuesday night.
Stewart led a strong night for USC's bench, which outscored Long Beach's reserves, 23-3.
Dewayne Dedmon had eight points and 10 rebounds for the Trojans, who recorded only their third 2-0 start in the past 11 years.
Mike Caffey led the 49ers (1-1) with 17 points and James Ennis added 13. Long Beach State shot only 29 percent and had 18 turnovers.
USC went on a 23-4 run after Long Beach State tied it at 35 early in the second half. Dedmon capped the run with a tip-in of Terrell's miss, then dunked an alley-oop pass from Byron Wesley for a 58-39 lead.