TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State made one basket and one free throw down the stretch Saturday. That made ASU the team with the hot hand.
That little burst was plenty, as it turned out.
Chris Colvins acrobatic driving shot with 19.4 seconds remaining was the only basket by either team in the final 7:45, and his free throw to complete the three-point play helped the Sun Devils to a 56-52 Pac-12 victory over Southern California at Wells Fargo Arena.
"Just trying to throw something at the rim and hope it went in," Colvin said.
The Sun Devils (9-20, 5-12) swept the season series for the first time since the 1994-95 season.
USC could not get anything to fall when it mattered, missing its final 12 field-goal attempts while getting only a free throw from leading scoring Byron Wesley (22 points) with 6:15 remaining and another from Greg Allen with 5:41 left to close ASUs lead to one point at 53-52.
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