Tre White scores 16, Kobe Johnson 14 as USC beats Cal State Fullerton
Drew Petersen had nine points and eight rebounds for USC (7-3).
The Titans missed six consecutive shots and committed three turnovers over the first five minutes as USC scored the first 13 points and Reese Dixon-Waters made a driving layup that gave the Trojans a 22-5 lead midway through the first half.
Latrell Wrightsell Jr., the only Fullerton play to score in double figures, had a game-high 17 points.
Fullerton (4-5) shot just 27.6% (eight of 29) in the first half, but the Trojans scored only one point during a stretch of five-plus minutes and the Titans used a 16-5 spurt to trim their deficit to 27-21 late in the first half but got no closer.
Reese Dixon-Waters scored 10 of his career-high 17 points in a 20-0 run in the second half that lifted USC to a 66-51 win over California in the Pac-12 opener.
Johnson made a layup that gave USC a 37-26 lead with 17 minutes to play and Fullerton trailed by double figures the rest of the way.
USC, which went into the game holding its opponents to 37.4% shooting from the field (No. 23 nationally), limited Fullerton to 33% shooting (19 of 58).
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