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Southern Cal vs. South Carolina

USCs mascot fires up the crowd before the South Carolina-USC game at the new Galen Center in Los Angeles. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
USC band
USCs band plays before the South Carolina-USC game. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
uschoops Daniel Hackett
South Carolina’s Dwayne Day plays defense against USCs Daniel Hackett. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
No dunk
USCs Nick Young (left) and Taj Gibson stop South Carolina’s Brandon Wallace from a dunk. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
Taj Gibson
USCs Taj Gibson stops South Carolina’s Brandon Wallace at the new Galen Center. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
Galen Center
The new Galen Center can be seen during the halftime ceremony. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
Tom Arnold
Tom Arnold gives Paulette Francis a kiss at a halftime ceremony. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
Lodrick Stewart
USC’s Lodrick Stewart (left) and Chris Penrose walk Paulette Francis off the court after a tribute to her son at halftime. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
USC players react after a tribute to Ryan Francis at halftime. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
USC hoops Taj Gibson
USCs Taj Gibson plays defense on South Carolina’s Tre Kelley. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
usc hoops Abdoulaye N’diaye
USCs Abdoulaye N’diaye is upset in the final seconds of OT against South Carolina. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
Nick Young
USCs Nick Young walks off the court in a final timeout against South Carolina. (Lori Shepler / LAT)