Scores

Final

Saint Mary's 71

(9-1, 3-1 away)

USC 55

(5-5, 2-3 home)

    9:00 PM ET, December 19, 2013

    Galen Center, Los Angeles, California

    1 2 T
    SMC 29 4271
    USC 27 2855

    Top Performers

    Saint Mary's: K. Gaze 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

    USC: C. Harberts 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    St. Mary's women beat USC 71-55

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Kate Gaze scored 22 points, Jackie Nared added 15 of her 21 in the second half and Saint Mary's defeated Southern California 71-55 on Thursday night.

    Lauren Nicholson added 12 points for the Gaels (9-1), who forced 24 turnovers that led to 27 points. They shot 47 percent in the second half.

    Cassie Harberts had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Trojans (5-5), who shot 52 percent in the first half, but they had 15 turnovers and trailed by two at the break.

    Saint Mary's used an 8-0 run to push its lead to 11 points with 5:55 left. Harberts scored four straight points to get USC within seven. But the Trojans were forced to foul after again falling behind by double digits.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SMC
    USC
    Points 71 55
    FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 22-56 (.393)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-18 (.778) 7-14 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    SMC
    USC
    PointsK. Gaze 22C. Harberts 17
    ReboundsD. Mauldin 10C. Harberts 12
    AssistsK. Gaze 3J. Adams 5
    StealsJ. Nared 2C. Harberts 3
    BlocksJ. Nared 2C. Harberts 1

    2013-14 Season

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