Men's Basketball Pounds Washington, 87-61
Jan. 23, 2010
LOS ANGELES -- Marcus Johnson scored 22 points to lead Southern California to an 87-61 win over Washington on Saturday night.
The score was the highest this season for the Trojans (12-7, 4-3 Pac-10) and eclipsed their previous high of 77 points, which they scored against both U.C. Riverside and Tennessee in earlier matchups.
Washington (12-9, 3-5 Pac-10) was led by Venoy Overton, who scored 18 points off the bench.
The win meant the Trojans, who were picked to finish ninth in the Pac-10, moved into a five-way tie for second along with Arizona, Arizona State, UCLA and Stanford. California led the league with a 5-2 record.
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