Stanford Defeats USC 79-76 - Recap

Stanford got 18 points from Kezie Okpala as they ran past USC 79-76 on Wednesday at Maples Pavilion.

Stanford won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -1.5-point spread as favorites.

Stanford got 16 points from Marcus Sheffield and another 14 points from Josh Sharma. Bryce Wills contributed 4 assists, while Josh Sharma cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

USC got a 19-point performance from Bennie Boatwright, who was supported by 16 points from Jonah Mathews. Jonah Mathews had 3 assists in a losing cause for USC, while Nick Rakocevic grabbed 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed USC were victorious, as the score was 40-36 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Stanford as they grabbed 34 boards, while USC only had 32

Next game, Stanford takes its act home to face UCLA looking for another win. For USC, they head on the road to face California.