Published December 30, 2012
LOS ANGELES – Eric Wise scored a season-high 19 points and Aaron Fuller added 12 points as USC defeated Dayton 63-61 in overtime Sunday night.
Fuller scored the go-ahead points on free throws and put back a miss for a 59-55 lead. Jio Fontan completed a three-point play on a spin move near the free throw line to make it 62-58, and the Trojans (5-8) held on for their second win in nine games.
The Flyers (9-4) had the last shot, but Kevin Dillard's shot was wide left. Dillard led Dayton with 13 points, and Devin Oliver had 11 points, 12 rebounds.
Wise was ejected after he received two technical fouls at 5:29 of the second half.
USC took a 53-51 lead with 5.5 seconds remaining when Fontan scored. Dayton came out of a timeout, and Dillard fed Oliver for a layup as time expired on a play that was reviewed and upheld.