Scores

Final

Coppin State 73

(0-1, 0-1 away)

USC 87

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    Coverage: PAC12

    11:00 PM ET, November 9, 2012

    Galen Center, Los Angeles, California

    1 2 T
    COPP 30 4373
    USC 40 4787

    Top Performers

    Coppin St: P. Cole 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Stl

    USC: O. Oraby 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Blk

    Southern Cal 87, Coppin St. 73

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Byron Wesley scored 17 points, leading USC to an 87-73 victory over Coppin State on Friday night in the season opener for both schools.

    Omar Oraby, who transferred to USC in September after setting a school record at Rice last season with 54 blocked shots, had 16 points and six rebounds a day after his hardship waiver petition was approved by the NCAA -- making him eligible to play immediately.

    J.T. Terrell had 15 points and starting center Dewayne Dedmon grabbed 12 rebounds.

    Trojans senior point guard and captain Jio Fontan, who missed last season with a torn ligament in his left knee, finished with seven assists and 4 points.

    Freshman guard Patrick Cole scored 25 points and reserve Troy Franklin had 23 for Coppin State.

    This is the second meeting between the Eagles and USC. In 2009, USC beat the Eagles 74-43.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    USC
    Points 73 87
    FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 29-61 (.475)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-26 (.346) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-33 (.727) 21-28 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 19

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