Trojans look to christen in newly built Matthew Knight arena and extend win streak.
Win marked USC’s fourth consecutive victory over crosstown rival UCLA.
After a blowout loss at the hands of Rider, the Trojans will travel to Massachusetts.
USC will host Rider to start the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament at the Galen Center tonight.
Several notable basketball prospects visited campus last weekend.
Despite a 14 point second half lead, the Trojans are unable to hold off a late Cougar charge.