BYU fell behind by as many as 18 points in the second half to USC, and despite making a run in the final minutes the Cougars lost to the Trojans 82-76 at The Battle 4 Atlantis in The Bahamas. BYU dropped to 3-2 while USC improved to 4-1.
- BYU shot just 40% from the floor in the second half compared to 62% for USC. For the game, the Cougars made only 14 of 22 from the free throw line.
- USC guard Boogie Ellis tied his career-high with 27 points. He hit 7 of 9 from the floor and 13 of 17 from the free throw line.
- The Cougars were led by Spencer Johnson’s 18 points and Jaxson Robinson’s 16 points. Robinson knocked down four 3-pointers.