Trojan Men's Basketball Routs Wolverines
Nov 30, 2002
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Desmon Farmer scored a game-high 23 points to leadSouthern California in a 93-54 rout of Morris Brown Saturday at the SportsArena.
Akiem Claborn scored 11 points while Larry Washington and Amien Hick had 10apiece for the Wolverines (1-2), playing their second year in NCAA Division I.
The victory was Southern California's most one-sided since the Trojansdefeated Loyola Marymount and Northwestern by 41 points during the 1999-2000season.
Morris Brown's Ed Benton scored the game's first basket but USC respondedwith a 13-0 surge to move ahead, 13-2.
The Wolverines twice cut their deficit to seven points before the Trojansexpanded their lead to 37 points with 1 minute left in the first half. MorrisBrown went nearly four minutes without a basket late in the half.
USC's largest lead was 46 points. The Wolverines shot 29 percent from thefloor for the game.