Short-handed Arizona State defeats USC 62-53Arizona State center Jordan Bachynski, left, grabs a rebound away from Southern California forward Garrett Jackson (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in Los Angeles. Southern Cal forward Byron Wesley (25) watches the play. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog)
LOS ANGELES (AP) Carrick Felix scored a career-high 22 points, Trent Lockett had 19 points and nine rebounds and undermanned Arizona State beat Southern California 62-53 on Thursday night.
Freshman Jonathan Gilling scored 12 points in his first college start for Arizona St. (5-9, 1-1 Pac-12), which was without three key players. Starters Keala King and Kyle Cain and reserve Chris Colvin were suspended by coach Herb Sendek for ''unacceptable conduct.''
Aaron Fuller led USC (5-11, 0-3) with 14 points. Maurice Jones scored 13 and Byron Wesley added 10.
The Sun Devils, who snapped a four-game losing streak, shot a season-best 61.1 percent and made 7 of 13 3-point attempts.