Southern California (24-11) is scheduled to matchup against Western Ky. (25-10) this Monday, March 19th. Tip-off is at 11:30pm ET and the game will be playing live on ESPN2, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). Check out the most recent NIT betting lines at My Bookie.
Last Game's Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team's last game.
|Jonah Mathews (G)||Lamonte Bearden (G)|
|Jordan McLaughlin (G)||Taveion Hollingsworth (G)|
|Elijah Stewart (G)||Darius Thompson (G)|
|Nick Rakocevic (F)||Dwight Coleby (F)|
|Jordan Usher (F)||Justin Johnson (F)|
Southern California Game Summary
USC won their last game against North Carolina-Asheville, 103-98 on Tuesday, March 13th. USC's Jordan McLaughlin led his team to a win with a team-high 26 points. He went 10 for 22 from the field, shooting 45.5%. In 47 minutes, Jordan collected 26 points, 3 rebounds, 13 assists, 1 steal and 4 threes with 6 turnovers. Although North Carolina-Asheville was defeated, Jonathan Baehre fought to keep his team in the game with 28 points, shooting 64.7% from the field (making 11 of 17 attempts). In 42 minutes, he added 28 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 5 blocks and 4 threes with 2 turnovers.
Western Ky. Game Summary
Western Kentucky won their last game against Boston College, 79-62 on Tuesday, March 13th. Justin Johnson (Western Kentucky) scored a team-high 19 points for the winning team, making 8 of 12 attempts from the field for a 66.7% field goal percentage. In 37 minutes, he collected 19 points, 12 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 blocks and 1 three with 0 turnovers. Ky Bowman led Boston College's team in scoring with 18 points, while shooting 6 of 17 (35.3%) from the field. In 38 minutes, Bowman added to his stat line, 18 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 three with 5 turnovers.
USC barely survived UNC-Asheville without Chimezie Metu, who's sitting the tournament to prepare for the NBA. I think WKU will be too much for USC without Metu.