USC takes on No. 8 Arizona, seeks 5th straight win

Published Mar. 2, 2023 3:43 a.m. ET

Arizona Wildcats (24-5, 13-5 Pac-12) at USC Trojans (21-8, 13-5 Pac-12)

Los Angeles; Thursday, 11 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: USC -2.5; over/under is 154.5

BOTTOM LINE: USC comes into a matchup with No. 8 Arizona as winners of four consecutive games.


The Trojans have gone 14-1 at home. USC is sixth in the Pac-12 with 13.8 assists per game led by Drew Peterson averaging 4.7.

The Wildcats are 13-5 in conference play. Arizona leads the Pac-12 with 19.5 assists. Kerr Kriisa paces the Wildcats with 5.5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Boogie Ellis averages 2.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Trojans, scoring 17.2 points while shooting 38.4% from beyond the arc. Peterson is shooting 46.6% and averaging 14.8 points over the last 10 games for USC.

Azuolas Tubelis is scoring 19.6 points per game and averaging 9.1 rebounds for the Wildcats. Courtney Ramey is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Arizona.

LAST 10 GAMES: Trojans: 8-2, averaging 76.0 points, 30.4 rebounds, 13.7 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.5 points per game.

Wildcats: 8-2, averaging 80.9 points, 34.9 rebounds, 19.2 assists, 6.5 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 49.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.9 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.