Vandals Fall on Road at USC After Big Second Half From Trojans
Victor Sanders had 17 points for Idaho but it wasn't enough against USC.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bennie Boatwright and Katin Reinhardt scored 17 points apiece, and Southern California pulled away in the second half for a 74-55 win over Idaho on Monday night.
Boatwright tied his career-high with five 3-pointers on seven attempts and scored 11 of his points in the second half to help USC (7-2) break open a game that was tied at halftime.
The Trojans outscored the Vandals 44-25 in the second half.
Nikola Jovanovic added 11 points and eight rebounds, and Julian Jacobs scored 11 points for USC. The Trojans made 12 3-pointers, their fifth time this season making at least 10. Reinhardt made four 3s and Jordan McLaughlin hit a pair.
Victor Sanders scored 17 points and Nahshon George had 11 for Idaho (5-5). The Vandals were just 5 of 23 from 3-point range and committed 23 turnovers.