Gibson Leads USC Past Chattanooga
Nov. 21, 2008
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP)--Taj Gibson scored 17 points to lead No. 19 Southern Cal to a 73-46 win against Chattanooga in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday night.
Gibson also grabbed 15 rebounds and five blocks for the Trojans (3-1), who played a strong second half to claim the win. Southern Cal was upended by unranked Seton Hall 63-61 on Thursday night.
Leonard Washington also scored nine points and had 12 rebounds for Southern Cal, which outrebounded Chattanooga 57-32.
Nicchaeus Doaks led the Mocs (0-4) with 14 points, 15 rebounds and three assists. Stephen McDowell chipped in 10.
The Trojans led by 10 points at halftime, but outscored the Mocs 34-17 in the second to cement the victory.