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USC Falls 70-61 Against Temple - Game Recap
Temple grabbed a 70-61 win over USC on Friday, behind a 15-point effort from Josh Pierre-Louis at Galen Center.
Bettors who backed Temple were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +9.0 at sportsbooks.
Quinton Rose had 12 points for Temple and De'Vondre Perry chipped in with 12 points. Quinton Rose had 5 assists for them, while Nate Pierre-Louis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
USC got a 17-point performance from Onyeka Okongwu, who was supported by 12 points from Ethan Anderson. Ethan Anderson had 5 assists in a losing cause for USC, while Isaiah Mobley grabbed 6 rebounds.
Temple won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-36.
Temple heads into a battle against Maryland. USC, meanwhile, will have their next action against Fairfield.