Nikola Jovanovic scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for USC, helping the Trojans beat New Mexico 66-54 on Sunday.
Mike Caffey scored 24 points, Tyler Lamb added 16, and Long Beach State rallied to beat Xavier 73-70 on Sunday to place third in the Wooden Legacy tournament.
Friday’s loss to Stanford not only denied UCLA a chance at the Pac-12 championship, but it also led to voters in The Associated Press College Football Poll dropping the Bruins by seven positions and out of the Top 10.
Mamadou Ndiaye scored a career-high 21 points, on 10-of-11 shooting, and Will Davis II scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help UC Irvine beat Loyola Marymount 80-72 on Saturday night.
Jarell Flora had 23 points and nine rebounds, Isiah Umipig scored 24 and Seattle beat Cal State Northridge 70-58 on Saturday night.
Alex Harris scored 26 points and Cal State Fullerton made 8 of 10 free throws in the final 1:07 — including both ends of a one-and-one by Lanerryl Johnson — to hold off Florida International 64-61 in the Spartanburg Marriott Upstate Classic on Saturday.
Cody Kessler passed for 372 yards and threw two of his six touchdown passes to George Farmer, leading Southern California to a 49-14 victory over Notre Dame in the 85th edition of the intersectional rivalry Saturday.
Southern California offensive line coach Tim Drevno refers to his freshmen as “rookies.” After a dismal performance against rival UCLA, Drevno needs them to play like veterans against Notre Dame.
Bahamas native Buddy Hield scored 24 points — including a personal 10-0 run in the second half to single-handedly erase a UCLA lead — and Oklahoma closed the game on a 26-8 run to beat the 22nd-ranked Bruins 75-65 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
Jovanovic had 13 points, 11 rebounds and game-saving block in the final seconds and USC held off a late rally to beat Cal State Fullerton 53-49 on Tuesday night.
A 6-5 team is all that stands between No. 9 UCLA and the Pac-12 title game, but Stanford is no average team.
With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.
Norman Powell scored 24 points to lead all five starters in double figures and UCLA beat Long Beach State 77-63 on Sunday night to give coach Steve Alford a win on his 50th birthday.
Freshman guard Brooke McCarty scored 20 points off the bench and No. 10 Texas dominated the boards to roll to a 75-65 win over UCLA on Sunday.
Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.