Men's Basketball
    USC Drops To ASU, 98-93, In OT
    Jio Fontan
    Jio Fontan

    Jan. 25, 2013

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    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Jahii Carson had 21 points and eight assists as Arizona State held off Southern California in overtime 98-93 Thursday night in Pac-12 play.

    Jonathan Gilling scored five points in the extra period for the Sun Devils, which allowed a six-point lead in the final minute of regulation to get away.

    In overtime, with USC down by three, the Trojans' Jio Fontan missed a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 5 seconds left.

    Arizona State led 82-76 with 26.8 seconds left but J.T. Terrell hit back-to-back 3-pointers and Jio Fontan hit an off-balance 3-pointer from 25 feet with 0.4 seconds remaining to force overtime.

    Evan Gordon had 28 points and three assists for the Sun Devils (15-4, 4-2 Pac-12). The teams were tied at 69 with 4:40 left before Arizona State ran off eight straight points.

    Fontan led the Trojans (8-12, 3-4) with 25 points and Terrell scored 20.