USC Falls To UNLV, 66-55
Nov. 25, 2011
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Byron Wesley and Aaron Fuller each finished with 16 points to lead USC (2-4). Wesley had five rebounds and Fuller fouled out with 6:06 left. Maurice Jones had 11 for the Trojans which lost 66-55 in the Las Vegas Invitational Friday night.
Oscar Bellfield scored 14 points to lead UNLV.
Mike Moser had 10 points and 13 rebounds and Justin Hawkins added 10 points for the Rebels (6-0), who will play either No. 1 North Carolina or South Carolina in Saturday night's championship game.
The Rebels were technically the visiting team at the Orleans Arena, which is about five miles away from their home arena, the Thomas & Mack Center.
The Rebels won despite USC shooting 52 percent from the field. UNLV shot 41 percent.