The Trojans showed up strong in Indianapolis, and defeated the Bulldogs 72-56 in a first round win. Andy Enfield's team will now advance to the next round and take on No. 3 Kansas on Monday. The Jayhawks are coming off a 93-84 win over Eastern Washington, and hoping to advance past Monday's matchup.
Many USC fans rallied behind the Trojans prior to Saturday's tip-off, and that included former USC alumni and current NBA stars.
- Twitter Reacts To USC's Win Over Drake -
Former USC QB Matt Leinart "Way to start @USCHoops"
Former USC Hooper DeMar DeRozan
Former USC Hooper Chimezie Metu "@USC_Hoops NEXT!!"
Former USC Hooper Daniel Utomi "@evan_mobley7 you are LIKE THAT!"
Pro Wrestling Commentator Todd Keneley "Fight On!"
Offensive Quality Control Analyst Lenny Vandermade "#FightOn"
USC President Carol Folt "Congrats on a strong win. Fight Onward!"
-LOOKING AHEAD -
The Jayhawks have won nine of their past ten games, but both teams are riding on some March Madness momentum.
These two teams will go head-to-head in the West Region Round of 32 matchup, and the betting odds have already been set.
According to SportsBettingDime,
Spread: USC -1 [-110] Kansas +1 [-110]
Moneyline: USC -118 Kansas +100
Total: USC O 134 [-110] Kansas U 134 [-110]
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