Elijah Stewart couldn’t miss.
The senior guard knocked down five consecutive three-pointers and threw in a couple alley-oops Saturday as USC cruised to a 72-59 victory over Oregon State at the Galen Center.
“You just hit this kind of mood,” Stewart said after the game. “Where everything just feels good.”
The Trojans improved to 19-9 (10-5 in Pac-12 Conference) to maintain a share of second place with UCLA (19-8, 10-5).
USC played without forward Bennie Boatwright, who suffered a knee injury last Thursday and is sidelined for the season.
Stewart said that in Boatwright’s absence, “someone had to pick up the slack.”
Stewart scored a...