Scores

Final

USC 67

(8-4, 0-2 away)

UNLV 56

(12-2, 7-1 home)

9:30 PM ET, December 25, 2009

Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

1 2 T
USC 39 2867
UNLV 25 3156

Top Performers

USC: M. Johnson 19 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

UNLV: O. Bellfield 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

Johnson, USC upset No. 20 UNLV at Diamond Head Classic

Associated Press

HONOLULU -- Marcus Johnson had 19 points and nine rebounds to help Southern California beat UNLV (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today) 67-56 on Friday night in the Diamond Head Classic final.

Johnson, a 6-foot-6, 210-pound senior forward, was 8 of 14 from the field. Dwight Lewis added 14 points for the Trojans (8-4), and tournament MVP Mike Gerrity had 13.

Oscar Bellfield led UNLV (12-2) with 17 points. The Rebels shot 34 percent (17 of 50) from the field, going 5 of 22 from 3-point range.

USC had a 12-0 run late in the half, capped by Lewis' layup, and the Trojans had a 39-25 lead at the break. The Trojans led by 19 late in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USC
UNLV
Points 67 56
FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 17-50 (.340)
3P Made-Attempted 3-5 (.600) 5-22 (.227)
FT Made-Attempted 22-37 (.595) 17-19 (.895)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
Largest Lead 19 2

2009-10 Season

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