Allen Crabbe had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Justin Cobbs added 22 points and California came back from 15 points down in the second half to beat Southern California 76-68 on Sunday night.
J.T. Terrell scored 18 points and Eric Wise scored 12 as USC defeated Washington 71-60 on Sunday night.
A big road win by the Trojans at Utah over the weekend was not enough to save Kevin O’Neill’s job.
USC Monday ended a disappointing season with a 21-7 loss against Georgia Tech in the Hyundai Sun Bowl.
A season that began with so much promise for Southern California will end Monday in a place few would have expected to see the Trojans this bowl season.
Rain likely won’t put a damper on the big USC-UCLA football game, but Rose Bowl officials urged the 90,000-plus fans to bring ponchos and other rain gear as umbrellas wouldn’t be allowed inside the stadium.
An arrest has been made in connection with this week’s shooting at a Halloween party on the USC campus.
Southern California came into the season with a Heisman Trophy front-runner, some of the most dynamic offensive players anywhere and its two-year postseason ban over.
Southern California receiver Marqise Lee broke free from Arizona’s defenders time and again, racing his way into the Pac-12 record book. Matt Barkley had a pretty good day of his own, throwing for nearly 500 yards.
The seats in Memorial Stadium were all but empty, the handful of observers dwarfed by the massive bowl. Clanging and ratcheting sounds from workers behind the east end zone echoed off the expanse of the stadium, at times drowning out the shouts of Southern Cal’s coaches and players below.
Tebowmania turned into Wrestlemania for the New York Jets during one big training camp throwdown. About 20 players were involved in a brief brawl during a chippy practice Monday after running back Joe McKnight and safety D’Anton Lynn tangled after a play.
Penn State has lost their second football player since the NCAA hammered the Big-10 school with a four-year bowl ban, as running back Silas Redd announced he will be going to the University of Southern California.
Former USC Trojans, pro football players and personal friends were all in mourning Wednesday dealing with the news of Junior Seau’s death, apparently by his own hand.
Renaldo Woolridge, a son of former NBA player Orlando Woolridge, will play for Southern California next season.
Hundreds gathered at the University of Southern California for a candlelight vigil Wednesday in memory of two Chinese graduate students who were shot to death near campus.