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USC Downs South Dakota State 84-66 - Match Report
USC got a 27-point performance from Nick Rakocevic, who added 16 rebounds as USC ran past South Dakota State 84-66 on Tuesday at Galen Center.
USC was a -14.0-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Jonah Mathews had 14 points for USC and Onyeka Okongwu chipped in with 12 points. Elijah Weaver had 4 assists for them, while Nick Rakocevic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
South Dakota State got 15 points from Douglas Wilson in a losing cause and another 10 points from David Wingett. Matt Dentlinger contributed 3 assists for them, while Baylor Scheierman had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed USC were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
USC won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-36.
USC heads into a battle against Nevada. South Dakota State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Nebraska.