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Trier scores 25, No. 4 Arizona beats USC 90-77

Posted: 10:23 PM, Feb 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-24 16:24:04Z
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Allonzo Trier scored a season-high 25 points, including four 3-pointers, and No. 4 Arizona beat USC 90-77 on Thursday night to stay alone atop the Pac-12 and set up a Saturday showdown against No. 5 UCLA.
 
Rawle Alkins added 12 points and Lauri Markkanen had 11 for the Wildcats (26-3, 15-1) in Arizona's 21st consecutive home win.
 
Bennie Boatwright scored 23 points and Chimezie Metu had 15 for the Trojans (22-7, 8-7), who lost their third in a row - to the top three teams in the conference (Arizona, Oregon and UCLA).
 
The Wildcats closed the first half with a 12-2 run and were up by as many as 16 points in the second half.
 
Arizona made 11 3-pointers in 20 attempts, its most 3s in a Pac-12 game this season.