Scores

Final

USC 77

(14-6, 7-1 Pac-12)

(19) California 70

(13-5, 5-2 Pac-12)

9:00 PM ET, January 24, 2014

Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, California

1 2 T
USC 35 4277
#19CAL 41 2970

Top Performers

USC: A. Crook 34 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

California: A. Jemerigbe 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

USC's Ariya Crook scores career-high 34 to knock off No. 19 Cal

Associated Press

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Ariya Crook had a career-high 34 points to lead USC to a 77-70 win at No. 19 California on Friday night.

USC took the lead for good at 68-66 on Cassie Harberts' jumper with 3:58 to play.

The Trojans (14-6, 7-1 Pac-12) held the Golden Bears scoreless for the next 3 1/2 minutes while Crook hit a jumper and two free throws to extend the lead to 72-66 with 25 seconds to play. Cal never had possession with a chance to tie or go ahead from there.

Crook was 5 of 10 from 3-point range and 11 of 22 overall. Cassie Harberts added 15 points and 10 rebounds for USC.

Brittany Boyd had 17 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists to lead Cal (13-5, 5-2) while Gennifer Brandon finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Afure Jemerigbe also chipped in 17, Reshanda Gray had 13 points and eight rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USC
CAL
Points 77 70
FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 24-66 (.364)
3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 1-11 (.091)
FT Made-Attempted 21-28 (.750) 21-32 (.656)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
USC
CAL
PointsA. Crook 34A. Jemerigbe 17
ReboundsC. Harberts 10B. Boyd 13
AssistsC. Harberts 2B. Boyd 9
StealsA. Vaioletama 2B. Boyd 1

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 24, 2014 USC 77, @CAL 70Recap | Box Score
Feb 23, 2014 CAL 76, @USC 67Recap | Box Score