USC's Young Guns Down No. 4 UCLA

Jefferson, Mayo lead second-half charge as Trojans pull off upset
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Jan 19, 2008 9:21 PM CST
UCLA's Lorenzo Mata-Real reaches for a rebound as Southern Cal's Dwight Lewis, bottom, and UCLA's Luc Richard Mbah A Moute, right, looks on during the first half of an NCAA basketball game on Saturday,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – USC freshmen Davon Jefferson and OJ Mayo started building their own Los Angeles legend Saturday at the expense of No. 4 UCLA. Jefferson scored 25 and Mayo added 16 as the Trojans rolled 72-63, to end their rival's 9-game winning streak, the Associated Press reports. The Trojans outscored the Bruins 21-6 over the final 6:18, including shutting them out over the last two minutes.

Josh Shipp led UCLA (16-2, 4-1Pac-10) with 21 points, and freshman sensation Kevin Love had 18 points and 12 rebounds for his ninth double-double in 18 games. USC (11-6, 2-3), which leads the Pac-10 in field-goal defense, shot 61% from the field and held the Bruins to 33.3% shooting.