USC Falls in Tight Matchup to California, 70-69|
Feb. 5, 2015
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP)- McLaughlin scored 20 points for the Trojans in a buzzer beater loss to California Thursday night.
The Trojans led 66-65 with 1:04 left before Cal rallied to take the win.
David Kravish scored on a short hook shot to give Cal the lead. After Katin Reinhardt's 19-foot jumper put the Trojans up 68-67, Wallace missed the front end of a one-and-one with 9.7 seconds remaining.
The Bears' leading scorer got redemption moments later after Jordan McLaughlin made one free throw for USC with 4.9 seconds left.
Cal got ball to Wallace, who rushed toward the 3-point line before pulling up and making the game-winner.
Southern California: At Stanford on Sunday.