Southern Cal 70, Tenn.-Martin 43

LOS ANGELES -- Taj Gibson had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead host Southern California to a 70-43 nonconference victory over Tennessee-Martin on Friday night.

Dwight Lewis scored 13 points and freshman DeMar DeRozan finished with 12 points for USC (4-2). Trojans guard Daniel Hackett added eight points, six rebounds and five assists.

Lester Hudson finished with 20 points and was the only player for Tennessee-Martin (2-3) in double figures. It was the lowest output for the Skyhawks in a game this season.

USC used a 28-4 run during the first half to pull away from Tennessee-Martin. The Skyhawks mustered two field goals during a 12-minute stretch and had just seven field goals during the first half, which they shot 26.9 percent from the field.

USC shot over 57 percent from the field.

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