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Orlando Invitational - Recap - USC Defeats Fairfield 54-47
Jonah Mathews scored 14 points leading USC to a 54-47 victory over Fairfield at HP Field House on Thursday.
Bettors who backed USC were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -14.0.
USC got 14 points from Onyeka Okongwu and another 13 points from Elijah Weaver. Elijah Weaver contributed 3 assists, while Onyeka Okongwu cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Fairfield got a 16-point performance from Landon Taliaferro, who was supported by 13 points from Jesus Cruz. Taj Benning had 2 assists in a losing cause for Fairfield, while Jesus Cruz grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed USC were victorious, as the score was 25-23 at the break.
USC had a 38-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, USC takes its act on the road to face TCU looking for another win. For Fairfield, they head home to face William & Mary.