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USC men's basketball Coach Kevin O'Neill said X-rays showed that point guard Jio Fontan sprained his left thumb in the first half of USC's 63-61 overtime win over Dayton on Sunday and that Fontan will play in the Trojans' Pac-12 Conference opener against Stanford on Thursday with the thumb taped.
"He practiced," O'Neill said Wednesday. "He'll be fine. He's doing great."
O'Neill also was full of praise for fifth-year senior forward Aaron Fuller, who played two seasons at Iowa before transferring to USC. He's in his second season under O'Neill and against Dayton on Sunday had 12 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double as a Trojan.
"He's doing a great job," O'Neill said of Fuller, who is averaging only 3.6 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.
Fuller started only his second game of the season against Dayton. O'Neill said Fuller will start against Stanford.
"While we're searching for t...
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