|Southern California guard Jacki Gemelos, left, shoots over Fresno State's Alex Sheedy during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Southern California won 65-57. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)|
Gemelos leads USC past Fresno State
LOS ANGELES—Jacki Gemelos had 18 points and 10 rebounds, leading No. 23 Southern California to a 65-57 victory over Fresno State in their season opener on Friday night.
Briana Gilbreath scored 16 for the Trojans, who overcame a sluggish start. Cassie Harberts finished with 14 points.
Ki-Ki Moore had 15 points for Fresno State, which opened the game with an 11-0 run. Rosie Moult added 13 points and nine rebounds.
USC led 29-28 at halftime, and Gemelos' 3-pointer extended the lead to 46-41 with 6:23 left. Ashley Corral also had a key 3 down the stretch for the Trojans.