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Alissa Pili powers USC women to victory over Washington State

USC's Alissa Pili, right, battles during the Trojans' double-overtime win over UCLA on Jan. 17, 2020.
USC’s Alissa Pili, here battling during the Trojans’ double-overtime win over UCLA on Jan. 17, recorded 23 points and 13 rebounds in a victory over Washington State on Friday night.
(Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

Alissa Pili recorded 23 points and 13 rebounds and fellow freshman Endyia Rogers added a career-high 21 points to lead the USC women’s basketball team to a 74-63 victory over Washington State on Friday night at Galen Center.

Rogers had 14 points by halftime for the Trojans (10-8, 2-5 Pac-12 Conference), nine of which came on three-pointers, and finished with five assists against the Cougars (9-10, 2-5).

Aliyah Jeune added 12 points for USC, which used a 12-0 run in the fourth quarter to take an insurmountable lead. Freshman center Angel Jackson finished with three blocks for the Trojans, who were coming off a 70-68, double-overtime win over UCLA on Jan. 17.

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The USC women’s basketball team defeated visiting Washington State 74-63 behind Alissa Pili’s 23 points and 13 rebounds.

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Jovana Subasic led Washington State with 13 points, Chanelle Molina added 11 and Borislava Hristova had 10.

The Trojans enjoyed a 44-30 advantage in rebounding.

USC will host Washington (10-8, 2-5) at noon Sunday at Galen Center.


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