USC hands Gonzaga a rare home loss: 58-51

Spokane, Wash. – USC went on a 13-2 run in the last five minutes of the game to beat Gonzaga 58-51 at home, snapping a 32-home game winning streak.

Ashley Corral lead the Trojans with 19 points, while Briana Gilbreath added 13, and Jacki Gemelos chipped in 14 rebounds. Kelly Bowen was the high-scorer for the Bulldogs, with 15, and Haiden Palmer had 13.

Gonzaga lead 49-45 with 5:20 to go, when USC Coach Michael Cooper called a timeout. After that, the Trojans went on their run to close out the game.

– IM in OC

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Zags fans stand and cheer their team during warmups. The game was a near sell out with only the last row empty. This fan support and intensity is what women’s basketball is all about, says IM in OC.

USC guard Jacki Gemelos (#23) looks for Cassie Harberts under the basket.

The team gathers around Coach Michael Cooper during a timeout.

Trojan forward Briana Gilbreath, at far left, begins to run the ball in the second half.

Pictures by IM in OC

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