SAN DIEGO (AP) Chimezie Metu had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Elijah Stewart had 15 points to lead undefeated Southern California to a 76-55 victory against San Diego on Wednesday night.
De'Anthony Melton added 14 points for the Trojans (7-0), who led the whole way in beating the Toreros (2-5) for the second straight season.
USC forward Bennie Boatwright, the team's second-leading scorer at 13.5 points per game, hurt his left knee when he collided with USD's Juwan Gray while taking a shot just three minutes in. Boatwright stayed on the floor for a few minutes while being tended to and had to be helped to the bench. He also had to be helped into the locker room at halftime.
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Olin Carter III scored 21 for USD, while Brett Bailey had 17 and Tyler Williams 10.
The Trojans were too big and talented for the Toreros, particularly Metu, who was 9 of 11 from the floor.