Reese Dixon-Waters tries to replicate Miami NCAA Tournament masterclass

When we consider what a winning performance might look like for USC on Friday versus Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament, a strong game from Reese Dixon-Waters would seem to be an essential part of the formula.

If you recall, Reese Dixon-Waters was terrific last March in the 2022 NCAA Tournament against Miami. He is one of the central reasons the Trojans — blown out in the first half — were able to rally and have a chance to win at the end.

“A bright spot was Reese Dixon-Waters, who finished with 16 points — good for second on the team in the NCAA Tournament game,” we noted in our coverage of that Miami game 12 months ago.

“This was Dixon-Waters’ first double-digit scoring game since February 24 against Oregon State. Dixon-Waters was the spark the Trojans needed off the bench.”

It can’t just be Boogie and Peterson in March. USC needs help. RDW has to be Really, Delightfully Wonderful for the Trojans to advance.

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Story originally appeared on Trojans Wire