Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Arizona Defeats USC, 57-46
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: January 08, 2012
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Jan. 8, 2012

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jesse Perry scored 20 points, Solomon Hill added 11, and Arizona defeated Southern California 57-46 Sunday to salvage a weekend split on the Wildcats' first Pac-12 road trip of the season.

Arizona (11-5, 2-1 Pac-12) dominated the first half, outscoring USC 32-16, and led by 20 early in the second half, never letting the Trojans get closer than 10 points. Kyle Fogg added 10 points despite playing most of the second half with three fouls.

Maurice Jones scored 14 points, making all seven of his free throws, for USC (5-12, 0-4), which has lost five in a row and eight of nine. The Trojans shot a season-low 29 percent from the floor.

The Trojans were 1 of 15 from 3-point range, with Jones hitting their lone 3 midway through the second half as they cut their deficit to 10. From there, the Wildcats scored six straight to make it 53-37.

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