Edwards' 26 pts pace USC over Washington 72-61

Updated 1/28/2018 6:17 PM

SEATTLE -- Sadie Edwards scored 26 points on 11-of-16 shooting and USC established control early and beat Washington 72-61 on Sunday.

The Trojans swept the Washington schools on the road this weekend for the first time since 2011-12.

USC (15-6, 5-5 Pac-12) scored 21 of its 40 first-half points off 14 Washington turnovers and led by 21 at intermission.

The Huskies' Amber Melgoza made a 3-pointer with 6:49 left in the first quarter to make it 8-6, but the Trojans finished the quarter with a 14-0 run for a 16-point lead after one. Washington missed its last 10 shot attempts of the quarter and trailed by double digits the rest of the way.

Aliyah Mazyck and Kristen Simon scored 16 each for USC and Simon grabbed 14 rebounds.

Melgoza led Washington (7-14, 1-9) with 25 points, 13 coming in the fourth quarter. Washington has lost nine of its last 10.

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