The game considered to be the first Rose Bowl was staged in 1902 to help pay for the Tournament of Roses Parade. An unexpectedly huge crowd of about 8,000 sat on temporary stands in a park and watched Stanford lose 49-0 to Michigan.
Southern California has added defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox, tight ends coach Marques Tuiasosopo and offensive line coach Tim Drevno to new coach Steve Sarkisian’s staff.
Royce Woolridge had a season high 20 points and freshmen Que Johnson added 14 to help Washington State beat Pepperdine 78-61 Sunday.
Fresno State will face Southern California in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Alan Williams scored 24 points on Friday night as UC Santa Barbara defeated Cal for the first time 72-65.
Jordan Adams scored 22 points and Kyle Anderson added 21 to lead No. 18 UCLA to an 89-76 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday night.
Head Coach Jim Mora and UCLA have agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension.
Steve Sarkisian confidently strode into the John McKay Center on Tuesday and immediately embraced both the lofty standards set by past Southern California coaches and the sky-high hopes of all Trojans football fans.
Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey was the Pac-12 offensive player of the year and UCLA two-way star Myles Jack was the offensive and defensive freshman of the year, the first time that’s happened since the awards were added in 2008.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
Taylor Kelly passed for 225 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 99 yards and another score, and No. 19 Arizona State hung on in the fourth quarter to clinch its first Pac-12 South title with a 38-33 victory over No. 14 UCLA on Saturday night.
The USC Trojans may get cold feet against Colorado.
With three players out and another ailing, five of the UCLA Bruins who logged major minutes Monday night scored in double figures.
Linebacker Myles Jack ran for four touchdowns, defensive end Cassius Marsh caught a scoring, and No. 13 UCLA stayed in control of its destiny in the Pac-12 South race with a 41-31 victory over Washington on Friday night.
Omar Oraby scored 17 points and Southern California defeated Cal State Northridge 95-79 Tuesday night in a matchup of new coaches Andy Enfield and former UNLV and NBA star Reggie Theus.