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USC can't slow down Allonzo Trier and Arizona in 90-77 loss

USC can't slow down Allonzo Trier and Arizona in 90-77 loss

Allonzo Trier scored a season-high 25 points, including four three-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...

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