Freshman standout Evan Mobley recorded the second double-double of his younger school profession Tuesday night time with 22 factors and 11 rebounds, lifting Southern Cal to a 91-56 nonconference romp over UC Irvine in Los Angeles.
Noah Baumann linked on 4 3-pointers to account for a majority of his 18 factors for the Trojans (4-1), who rebounded with a vengeance after taking their first loss Thursday towards UConn.
Dawson Baker scored 17 factors to tempo the Anteaters (2-3), who had gained two in a row.
Mobley, who had 17 factors and 11 rebounds in a win over BYU final week, hit on eight of his 13 photographs Tuesday, together with a pair of 3-pointers in 4 tries.
Baumann shot 5-for-9 general and 4-for-7 on 3-point makes an attempt. The Trojans scorched the web to the tune of 51.6 p.c on all photographs and 50 p.c from past the arc.
Holding the Anteaters to 3 factors within the first 6:09, USC took instant command of the sport, going up 12-3 behind Baumann’s first 3-pointer and one by Isaiah White.
Baumann hit three different first-half threes as a part of a 22-4 flurry late within the interval that turned a five-point sport right into a 39-16 blowout. Mobley contributed a three-point play and a 3-pointer to the run-away.
The Trojans made seven of their 15 3-point makes an attempt within the half, which ended with USC up 46-21. UC Irvine, in the meantime, shot simply 2-for-10 from past the arc within the first 20 minutes, with Baker accounting for each successes.
The Anteaters bought no nearer than 17 within the second half.
Tahj Eaddy added 12 factors for the Trojans.
Baker made six of his 9 photographs, together with three of his 4 3-point makes an attempt, for UC Irvine, which shot simply 33.8 p.c general and 21.1 p.c on 3-point tries.
Austin Johnson chipped in with 10 factors and a team-high-tying seven rebounds for the guests.
–Subject Stage Media