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The Trojans men’s basketball team made some national news on Saturday, defeating 8th ranked Tennessee 77 – 55. North Carolina transfer Alex Stepheson was a dominant force in the upset, scoring 19 points, grabbing 15 boards and making 8-of-11 shots. Dwight Lewis finished with 21 points and Nikola Vucevic had 15 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte transfer Mike Gerrity played his first game of the year and dished out 10 assists. The Trojans starting five scored 75 of the 77 points.
The Trojans next game is at the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu against Western Michigan on Tuesday 12/22, at 2:00 PM PT.
USC hands No. 8 Tennessee its worst loss under coach Pearl [espn]