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.