LOS ANGELES -- Freshman Maurice Jones scored 29 points as Southern Cal beat Santa Clara 86-73 on Monday night.
USC trailed 52-51 before Maurice Jones scored eight points during a 15-5 run to help the Trojans put the Broncos away.
USC made six of 11 3-pointers and shot 57.4 percent from the field.
Alex Stepheson, who fractured his left hand in the Trojans' opener against UC Irvine on Sunday, played with a black cast and finished with six points and seven rebounds.
Maurice Jones scored 13 of his points in the first half to help USC take a 39-34 lead at intermission.
Georgia State cancels men's basketball game because of COVID, injuries
Georgia State has canceled its men's basketball game Wednesday against Tennessee State because of COVID-19 protocols and injuries.
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Vitale has helped the V Foundation since its inception. Focusing on pediatric cancer, he has helped raised $44 million for cancer research. Children who have been affected by this work are finding their own ways to help cancer.
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V Week 2021 is taking place through Dec. 12. The fight against cancer never stops, and we are determined to achieve victory. If you're able to, help us defeat cancer by donating at v.org/donate.