Quick hits

November 3, 2013 

Quick hits — USC’s soccer team rallies over No. 10 UAB

College soccer

USC rallies over No. 10 UAB

At Birmingham, Ala., USC’s Jeffrey Torda and Asa Kryst each scored in the 85th minute as the Gamecocks (7-5-5, 4-1-3 C-USA) beat No. 10 UAB (11-4-1, 4-3-1), 2-1. ... Lander will host first-round Peach Belt games on Tuesday. The Lander women play North Georgia at 4:30 p.m., and the Lander men play Montevallo at 7 p.m.

Tennis

Djokovic wins Paris Masters

At Paris, Novak Djokovic beat defending champion David Ferrer 7-5, 7-5 Sunday to win the Paris Masters for his 17th straight match victory and sixth title of the season. ... At Sofia, Bulgaria, Simona Halep of Romania won the season-ending Tournament of Champions, defeating Samantha Stosur of Australia 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 for her sixth career title.

College men’s golf

USC grabs Kiawah lead

At Kiawah Island, USC leads the 18-team Kiawah Classic after the first round Sunday at Turtle Point Golf Club. The Gamecocks shot a 5-under 283. Sophomore Will Starke is tied atop the leader board with a 3-under 69, and freshman Ben Dietrich is tied for third with a 2-under 70.

TEAMS: USC 283, Radford 291, Presbyterian, Charleston Southern, Marquette 292, Towson, Winthrop 295, USC Upstate 297, Western Kentucky, Missouri 299, Elon 300, Richmond 301, Wisconsin 305, Jacksonville St. 306, Minnesota 309, Creighton 312, Campbell 316, George Washington 321.

USC: T1, Will Starke 69; T3, Ben Dietrich 70; T17, Caleb Sturgeon 73; T34, Matt NeSmith 75; T53, Alan King 77.

College women’s basketball

Clemson tops Limestone

At Clemson, the Tigers beat No. 24 (Div. II) Limestone, 95-48, in an exhibition game. Nikki Dixon led Clemson with 26 points, and Quinyotta Pettaway had 21 points and 20 rebounds. Celestra Warren led the Saints with 11 points, and Ayshia McNeil added 10.

Jessica Cohen

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