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Southern California wins 4th straight, holds off Stanford 65-64

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    Southern California's J.T. Terrell, right, celebrates with teammate Chass Bryan (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford in Stanford, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)The Associated Press

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    Southern California's Dewayne Dedmon (14) looks up to shoot as Stanford's Josh Huestis defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)The Associated Press

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    Stanford's Dwight Powell (33) shoots as Southern California's Dewayne Dedmon defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)The Associated Press

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    Southern California's Dewayne Dedmon, left, and Byron Wesley (22) rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford in Stanford, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)The Associated Press

Jio Fontan scored 15 points and Southern California survived a late rally by Stanford to win 65-64 on Thursday night.

Dewayne Dedmon added 13 points and eight rebounds and J.T. Terrell had 12 points for the Trojans (12-13, 7-5 Pac-12), who have won four in a row. USC had lost nine of its previous 10 games at Maples Pavilion.

USC also swept the season series, having beaten Stanford 71-69 on Jan. 3 in Los Angeles.

Josh Huestis led the Cardinal (15-10, 6-6) with a career-high 22 points. Chasson Randle scored 16 points, including four 3-pointers, but missed a 3 attempt at the buzzer for Stanford.

Dwight Powell finished with 17 rebounds, the most by a Cardinal since Brook Lopez had 15 boards in 2008.