Cougars try for season sweep of USC
The Cougars won the final matchup 81-71. USC is 7-3 against the Pac-12 and Washington State is 5-7 against conference opponents.
LOS ANGELES — Washington State Cougars (10-13, 5-7 Pac-12) at USC Trojans (15-6, 7-3 Pac-12)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 8 p.m. Pacific Time
BOTTOM LINE: USC hosts the Washington State Cougars after Boogie Ellis scored 31 points in USC’s 77-64 win over the UCLA Bruins.
The Trojans won 10-1 at home. USC scores 71.5 points, outperforming opponents by 5.3 points per game.
The Cougars played 5-7 against Pac-12 opponents. Washington State ranks second in the Pac-12 with 9.7 offensive rebounds per game, led by Mouhamed Gueye with a 3.5 average.
TOP PERFORMER: Drew Peterson averages 14 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists for the Trojans. Ellis has averaged 16.2 points in his last 10 games for USC.
Justin Powell averages 10.6 points for the Cougars. Gueye averaged 13.6 points and 8.6 rebounds in his last 10 games for Washington State.
LAST 10 GAMES: Trojans: 7-3, averaging 71.5 points, 30.9 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 8.2 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 45.8% from the field. Your opponents averaged 67.4 points per game.
Cougars: 5-5, averaging 66.9 points, 32.2 rebounds, 11.2 assists, 4.9 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 40.6% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 64.2 points.
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