USC outlasts Oregon State in double overtime – Press Enterprise

BY GARY HOROWITZ Associated Press

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Drew Peterson had 24 points and 10 rebounds as No. 16 USC extended its winning streak to five games, beating Oregon State, 94-91, in double overtime Thursday night.

Isaiah Mobley had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Trojans (24-4 overall, 13-4 Pac-12).

Dashawn Davis scored 27 of his career-best 31 points in the second half and overtime for Oregon State (3-23, 1-15), which lost its 13th straight game. Jarod Lucas added 18 points.

Davis missed a 3-pointer from the right corner by three seconds in the second overtime.

Davis, who scored the Beavers’ last 19 points in rule, converted a jump in the lane and leveled the score at 83, 19 seconds from the end of the first overtime. Dexter Akanno blocked Peterson’s potential knight, who won the game, extending the game to a second OT.

Davis hit a 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds left to tie the score at 75-all.

USC’s advantage at the free-throw line was crucial. The Trojans were 21 for 25 at the line. The beavers went 12 for 22.

Davis scored with a series of jumps and drives in his best game of the season, which also included seven assists.


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