Waters leads USC against No. 19 Auburn after 20-point performance

Auburn Tigers (9-1) at USC Trojans (8-3, 2-0 Pac-12)

Los Angeles; Sunday, 5:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: USC hosts the No. 19 Auburn Tigers after Reese Waters scored 20 points in USC’s 88-78 victory over the Long Beach State Beach.

The Trojans are 6-1 in home games. USC is seventh in the Pac-12 scoring 71.5 points while shooting 45.7% from the field.

The Tigers play their first true road game after going 9-1 with a 2-1 record in neutral-site games to begin the season. Auburn averages 72.9 points while outscoring opponents by 11.9 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Boogie Ellis is shooting 40.3% and averaging 14.1 points for the Trojans. Drew Peterson is averaging 1.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for USC.

Wendell Green Jr. is averaging 13.8 points and 3.8 assists for the Tigers. Johni Broome is averaging 11.1 points, 8.2 rebounds and 3.1 blocks for Auburn.

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