Who's Playing

USC Trojans @ Washington State Cougars

Current Records: USC 11-16, Washington State 21-7

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Wallis Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum -- Pullman, Washington
  • TV: Pac-12 Networks
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Ticket Cost: $33.00

What to Know

USC is 8-2 against the Cougars since February of 2019, and they'll have a chance to extend that success on Thursday. The pair will face off in a Pac-12 battle at 10:30 p.m. ET at Wallis Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. Washington State is favored, but seeing as the odds didn't stop USC in their last game, maybe the team has another upset up their sleeve.

Last Saturday, USC's game was all tied up 34-34 at the half, but luckily for them it didn't stay that way. They came out on top against the Bruins by a score of 62-56. Winning is a bit easier when your three-point shooting is a whole 23.3% better than the opposition, as USC's was.

USC's victory was a true team effort, with many players turning in solid performances. Perhaps the best among them was Boogie Ellis, who scored 24 points along with five rebounds. Kobe Johnson was another key contributor, scoring ten points along with four steals.

Meanwhile, Washington State unfortunately witnessed the end of their eight-game winning streak on Saturday. They took a 73-61 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Sun Devils. Washington State didn't live up to their potential and found themselves falling short of the advantage oddsmakers thought they had coming into the game.

The losing side was boosted by Isaac Jones, who dropped a double-double on 16 points and 11 rebounds.

The Trojans' win ended a seven-game drought on the road and puts them at 11-16. As for the Cougars, their loss ended a four-game streak of away wins and brought them to 21-7.

USC came up short against the Cougars when the teams last played back in January, falling 72-64. Can USC avenge their defeat or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll find out soon enough.

Odds

Washington State is a solid 6.5-point favorite against USC, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Bettors have moved against the Cougars slightly, as the game opened with the Cougars as a 8-point favorite.


The over/under is 138 points.

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Series History

USC has won 8 out of their last 10 games against Washington State.

  • Jan 10, 2024 - Washington State 72 vs. USC 64
  • Feb 02, 2023 - USC 80 vs. Washington State 70
  • Jan 01, 2023 - Washington State 81 vs. USC 71
  • Feb 20, 2022 - USC 62 vs. Washington State 60
  • Dec 04, 2021 - USC 63 vs. Washington State 61
  • Feb 13, 2021 - USC 76 vs. Washington State 65
  • Jan 16, 2021 - USC 85 vs. Washington State 77
  • Feb 15, 2020 - USC 70 vs. Washington State 51
  • Jan 02, 2020 - USC 65 vs. Washington State 56
  • Feb 02, 2019 - USC 93 vs. Washington State 84