CHARLESTON, S.C. — When USC turned up the pressure, the points followed.
The Trojans trailed by 12 points at the break and were still down midway through the second period. But behind a stifling defense that forced 13 second-half turnovers, USC rallied past Drexel 72-70 at the Charleston Classic on Friday.
Darion Clark scored 15 points and Julian Jacobs had all his 12 points in the second half. Next the Trojans try for fifth place in the eight-team tournament Sunday. And it was a far cry from their 20-point loss to Akron to open play here, when they shot just 28.3 percent, their lowest percentage in two seasons.
"We just have to perform offensively. Players...