Arizona 74, Southern California 50

Saturday, January 26, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - McKale Center, Tucson, Arizona
Officials - Ken Ditty, Daryl Gelinas, Deron White
Attendance - 14578

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Southern California 20 30 50
Arizona 39 35 74

Recap


No. 6 Arizona 74, Southern California 50:
Nick Johnson scored 14 points and Solomon Hill added 13 as the host Wildcats routed the Trojans in Pac-12 play.

Brandon Ashley added 11 points and Kaleb Tarczewski had 10 as Arizona (17-2, 5-2 Pac-12) rebounded from a shaky effort in Thursday’s loss to UCLA by jumping out to a 22-point lead over the first 12-plus minutes.

Jio Fontan tallied nine points for USC (8-13, 3-5). The Trojans were just 18-of-62 from the field (29 percent) and committed 16 turnovers while dropping to 1-3 under interim coach Bob Cantu.

The Wildcats led 12-2 after 5 1/2 minutes and used an 11-0 run to take a 29-7 lead on Hill’s layup with 7:57 left in the half. The Trojans were 2-of-19 from the field at that point.

Arizona led 39-20 at halftime and steadily boosted the lead with Johnson’s layup making it 58-27 midway through the second half.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
USC’s starting five was 7-of-37 from the field. … Arizona had beaten the Trojans four straight times and 22 of the last 32. … USC was shooting 19.1 percent midway through the second half before making nine of its final 15 shots.

Southern California Trojans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jio Fontan 29:00 2-9 2-5 3-4 1 2 3 1 2 0 4 0 9
Eric Wise 24:00 2-8 0-1 1-3 3 3 6 1 3 1 3 0 5
J.T. Terrell 19:00 1-7 0-5 1-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
Dewayne Dedmon 17:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 5 5 0 4 0 1 3 0
Byron Wesley 28:00 2-10 0-1 4-6 0 5 5 1 1 0 2 1 8
Aaron Fuller 16:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 5 1 6 0 2 1 1 1 6
Ari Stewart 15:00 3-8 1-4 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 7
Renaldo Woolridge 13:00 3-7 2-4 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 1 8
Omar Oraby 12:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
James Blasczyk 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0
Brendyn Taylor 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2
Strahinja Gavrilovic 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
Chass Bryan 10:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-64 5-20 9-16 13 25 38 6 21 4 16 6 50
  28.1% 25.0% 56.2% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 16

Arizona Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Nick Johnson 22:00 6-8 0-1 2-4 0 2 2 0 2 2 4 2 14
Solomon Hill 24:00 5-9 0-1 3-4 1 4 5 4 1 0 2 0 13
Brandon Ashley 25:00 3-6 1-1 4-4 0 7 7 0 2 1 1 0 11
Kaleb Tarczewski 22:00 3-7 0-0 4-7 3 4 7 0 2 1 2 0 10
Mark Lyons 25:00 3-8 3-5 0-1 0 4 4 3 1 2 1 0 9
Kevin Parrom 21:00 2-8 1-3 1-2 2 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 6
Grant Jerrett 17:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 3 2 5 1 2 0 0 1 0
Jordin Mayes 16:00 0-3 0-3 0-0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 0
Angelo Chol 8:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 1
Gabe York 8:00 2-5 2-5 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Max Wiepking 4:00 1-1 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jacob Hazzard 3:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Quinton Crawford 3:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Drew Mellon 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-61 7-22 17-27 10 30 40 14 14 6 11 5 74
  41.0% 31.8% 63.0% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 11