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“JuJu Watkins Makes History: USC’s Sensational Win Over Stanford!”

"JuJu Watkins Makes History: USC's Sensational Win Over Stanford!"

Freshman sensation JuJu Watkins led the No. 15 USC women’s basketball team to a historic victory over host No. 4 Stanford with her incredible performance. Watkins scored a whopping 51 points, setting a new record for the most points ever scored in a game by a Trojan. Her remarkable display, combined with 11 rebounds, propelled USC to a 67-58 triumph at Maples Pavilion. The game saw a back-and-forth battle in the first half, with JuJu Watkins spearheading USC’s offense to keep the score tied at 31-31 by halftime. Despite facing foul trouble and having three players fouled out by the fourth quarter, Watkins continued her scoring spree, supported by crucial contributions from McKenzie Forbes. USC’s resilient performance saw them shoot 32.8 percent overall, edging out Stanford’s 31.6 percent effort. In addition to her scoring prowess, JuJu Watkins recorded four steals and two assists, while Forbes chipped in with 12 points. Stanford, led by Cameron Brink’s 19 points and 15 rebounds, fought hard but couldn’t overcome USC’s determined play. Despite trailing at times, USC maintained their composure and pulled away in the final minutes, securing a memorable road victory over Stanford. Watkins’ exceptional performance and USC’s collective effort mark a significant win for the Trojans in Pac-12 play, improving their overall record to 15-4 and earning their third win over a top-10 opponent this season.

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