UNLV 66, Southern Cal 55

Oscar Bellfield scored 14 points to lead UNLV over USC 66-55 in

the Las Vegas Invitational Friday night.

Mike Moser had 10 points and 13 rebounds and Justin Hawkins

added 10 points for the Rebels (6-0), who will play either No. 1

North Carolina or South Carolina in Saturday night’s championship


Byron Wesley and Aaron Fuller each finished with 16 points to

lead USC (2-4). Wesley had five rebounds and Fuller fouled out with

6:06 left. Maurice Jones had 11 for the Trojans.

The Rebels were technically the visiting team at the Orleans

Arena, which is about five miles away from their home arena, the

Thomas & Mack Center.

The Rebels won despite USC shooting 52 percent from the field.

UNLV shot 41 percent.