Southern Cal 63, South Carolina 60
Maurice Jones scored 28 and converted all seven of his
3-pointers to lift USC over South Carolina 63-60 in the final round
of the Las Vegas Invitational Saturday night.
Jones also made two free throws with 19.5 seconds left in the
game to help the Trojans (3-4) seal the win. South Carolina’s Malik
Cooke missed a potential tying 3-point shot from the top right arc
with two seconds left.
Dewayne Dedmon had 15 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks for USC.
Aaron Fuller hauled in 10 rebounds for the Trojans, who finished
the tournament 2-2.
Damontre Harris led South Carolina (2-4) with 15 points, 6
rebounds and 2 blocks. Brian Richardson finished with 12 points,
while Cooke had 10 for the Gamecocks.