banner

College Basketball

more stats

NCAA Game Summary - USC at Long Beach State



(Thursday, December 19)

Final Score: Long Beach State 72, USC 71

Long Beach, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Caffey got a layup to fall with 17 seconds remaining to propel the Long Beach State 49ers to a 72-71 win over the USC Trojans in a non-conference duel at Walter Pyramid.

Caffey finished with a game-high 22 points for Long Beach State (2-9), which ended a nine-game losing streak. Tyler Lamb added 20 points off the bench and Dan Jennings had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Pe'Shon Howard paced USC (7-4) with 19 points, though his potential game- winning 3-point attempt was off the mark in the final seconds. Omar Oraby posted a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds, Nikola Jovanovic netted 12 points and Julian Jacobs chipped in 11 points.

The 49ers rolled into the break leading 50-36. They knocked down 53.8 percent of their shots from the floor and recorded 10 more field goals than the Trojans, who shot at a modest 42.3 percent clip.

In the second half Long Beach State cooled off, making good on only 30 percent of their field goal attempts to let the Trojans storm back. USC took its first lead of the second half, 71-70, when Jacobs connected on a shot with 1:11 to play. After the teams traded turnovers, Caffey managed to hit what turned out to be the game-winner as Howard and Byron Wesley each missed 3-point attempts for USC in the last 10 seconds.

Long Beach Sate had a 20-8 edge in points off turnovers. USC won the battle of the boards (40-37) and outscored the 49ers, 18-7, from the free-throw line.

12/20 01:35:58 ET

Other Stories

  • ACC: North Carolina vs. Miami

    Saturday at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: San Diego vs. Miami

    Saturday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida vs. Georgia

    Saturday at 3:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CFB: Notre Dame vs. Navy

    Saturday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saints

    Tonight at 8:25 on 99.9 The Fan

  • ACC: Duke at Pittsburgh

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on 620am

  • ACC: NC State at Syracuse

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Tomorrow at 11:35 pm

Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 108
MIL 106
8:25pm Tonight
CAR
NOS
Final
KAN 2
SFG 3
Final
CHA 108
MIL 106
Final
IND 103
PHI 91
Final
TOR 109
ATL 102
Final
BOS 121
BRK 105
Final
MIA 107
WAS 95
Final
NYK 80
CHI 104
Final
MEM 105
MIN 101
Final
DEN 89
DET 79
Final
UTA 93
HOU 104
Final
SAC 77
GSW 95
Final
PHO 119
LAL 99
Final
POR 106
OKC 89
7:00pm Tonight
ORL
WAS
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
DET
 
8:00pm Tonight
CLE
NYK
 
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
UTA
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
OKC
 
7:30pm Tonight
LOU
FSU
7:30pm Tonight
GASO
TROY
Final
WAS 2
DET 4
Final
EDM 1
NAS 4
7:00pm Tonight
BUF
BOS
 
7:00pm Tonight
PIT
LOS
 
7:00pm Tonight
NJD
WIN
 
7:30pm Tonight
FLA
ARI
 
7:30pm Tonight
OTT
CHI
 
7:30pm Tonight
TAM
PHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
ANA
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
SJS
 
9:00pm Tonight
COL
NYI
 
10:00pm Tonight
VAN
MON
 
8:25pm Tonight
CAR
NOS