Trojans Defeat Cal Poly Pomona In Final Exhibition Game
Nov. 11, 2006
The USC men's basketball team defeated Cal Poly Pomona 56-47 today (Nov. 11) in an exhibition game at the Galen Center in their final tune-up before the regular season. The Trojans will open the 2006-07 season on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. vs. two-time defending NIT champion South Carolina at the Galen Center.
The contest against the Gamecocks with be the first official game for the USC men's team in the spectacular new Galen Center and will feature a special halftime tribute to Ryan Francis who was shot in May while back home in Louisiana visiting his mother, Paulette, who will be in attendance at the game.
USC outrebounded the Broncos 36-31 and outscored them in the paint 26-10. USC shot 40.9 percent for the game (18-for-44) and held Cal Poly Pomona to 29.8 percent shooting (14-for-47).