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USC Defeats TCU 80-78 - Recap
Jonah Mathews scored 20 points leading USC to a 80-78 victory over TCU at Dickies Arena on Friday.
USC won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +4.0-point spread as underdogs.
Onyeka Okongwu had 13 points for USC and Nick Rakocevic chipped in with 12 points. Ethan Anderson had 8 assists for them, while Nick Rakocevic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
TCU got a 17-point performance from Kevin Samuel, who was supported by 13 points from Desmond Bane. RJ Nembhard had 4 assists in a losing cause for TCU, while Kevin Samuel grabbed 11 rebounds.
USC was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored USC as they grabbed 33 boards, while TCU only had 30
USC heads into a battle against Long Beach State. TCU, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winthrop.