Okongwu Scores 27, USC Handles Washington State 65-56
Onyeka Okongwu scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Southern California to a 65-56 victory over Washington State in the Pac-12 opener. USC held WSU to just 28% shooting. The Trojans have now won six in a row. Okongwu finished 12-of-14 shooting and had two blocked shots in his first game back after suffering a mild ankle sprain. Isaac Bonton scored 18 points and Tony Miller had 15 points and 11 rebounds for WSU. The Cougars were overpowered by the bigger and more physical Trojans after going undefeated in December.