Scores

Final

USC 67

(16-9, 8-5 Pac-12)

Washington 64

(17-9, 7-7 Pac-12)

10:30 PM ET, February 18, 2010

Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle, Washington

1 2 T
USC 32 3567
WASH 24 4064

Top Performers

USC: D. Lewis 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Washington: M. Bryan-Amaning 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Southern Cal 67, Washington 64

Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Dwight Lewis scored 16 of his 22 points in the first half, Mike Gerrity added six key points in the closing minutes and Southern California held off a furious rally by Washington in the final 10 minutes for a 67-64 win on Thursday night.

The Trojans (16-9, 8-5 Pac-10) handed Washington just its second home loss of the season and more importantly likely ended the Huskies (17-9, 7-7) hopes of repeating as Pac-10 regular season champs.

Down by 16 with nine minutes left, Washington suddenly awakened, closing within 61-60 on Venoy Overton's driving basket with 1:25 left.

But Gerrity answered with a layup of his own, then clinched the victory with a fallaway 12-footer with 15 seconds left. Gerrity finished with 12 points, all in the second half.

Quincy Pondexter led Washington with 18 points, but the Huskies NCAA tournament aspirations took a serious hit with the loss.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USC
WASH
Points 67 64
FG Made-Attempted 27-58 (.466) 24-54 (.444)
3P Made-Attempted 1-7 (.143) 5-13 (.385)
FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 11-18 (.611)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 16 6

2009-10 Season

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