half time report
USC already has more points against Brown than they managed in total against UC Irvine last Tuesday. USC has a bit of cushion as it currently leads Brown 81-70.
If USC keeps playing like this, they will increase their record to 2-1 in no time. On the other hand, Brown will have to settle for a 1-3 record unless things change (and quickly).
Who is playing
Brown Bears @ USC Trojans
Current records: Brown 1-3, USC 2-1
How to watch
- When: Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 8 pm ET
- Where: Galen Center – Los Angeles, California
- TELEVISION: Pac-12 Networks
- Continue: CBS Sports App
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- Ticket cost: $4.00
What to know
The USC Trojans will play in front of their home fans against the Brown Bears at 8:00 pm ET on Sunday at Galen Center. USC may want some stickiness for this game, as the team had 16 turnovers on Tuesday.
The point spread may have favored USC last Tuesday, but the final result did not. They fell 70-60 to the Anteaters. USC discovered that winning isn’t easy when you don’t work as a unit and post ten fewer assists than your opponent.
Although the team lost, they still put in some impressive performances. One of the most dominant came from Harrison Hornery, who scored 17 points along with 7 rebounds. Less helpful for USC was Oziyah Sellers’ dismal 0-6 three-point shooting.
Meanwhile, Brown finally took a breather after three straight losses. They hurt the Anchormen at home to the tune of 92-51. With that victory, Brown raised his scoring average to 75.2 points per game.
With the Trojans’ loss and the Anteaters’ win, both teams now have identical 2-1 records.
Looking ahead, USC is the favorite in this one, as experts expect it to win by 17 points. This contest will be the fourth consecutive as a favorite (so far in this stretch they have a 2-1 record against the spread).
In this contest, the number of possessions is likely to be a major factor: USC has been breaking glass this season, averaging 39.3 rebounds per game. It’s not like Brown struggles in that department, though, as they’ve been even better at 43.5 per game. Given these competing strengths, it will be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check back here after the action for a full breakdown and analysis of the contest.
USC is a heavy 17-point favorite against Brown, according to latest report college basketball odds.
Bettors had a good idea of the line for this one, as the game began with the Trojans as 18-point favorites.
The over/under is set at 144.5 points.
Injury report for USC
- Boogie Ellis: Game-time decision (ankle)
- Kobe Johnson: Game-time decision (knee)
- Bronny James: Out (chest)
Brown injury report
No injury information