The crosstown rivalry game is just a day away as USC and UCLA get ready to battle in the Rose Bowl Saturday
Nickola Jovanovic and Malik Martin were the only USC players in double figures as the Trojans fell to Akron 66-46 on Thursday to start the Charleston Classic.
When USC and UCLA take the field at the Rose Bowl on Saturday afternoon, it will be the third-straight Victory Bell game in which both the Bruins and Trojans are ranked in the Associated Press College Football Poll.
Defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox tried to downplay it as a typical Wednesday morning practice at No. 24 Southern California, only with “more people on the sideline,” but the return of defensive back Josh Shaw from suspension made it anything but.
Josh Shaw, the suspended USC cornerback who injured both of his ankles in August and then fabricated a story about how it happened, was reinstated to the football team Tuesday afternoon.
University of Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw won’t be charged with domestic violence after he sprained both ankles jumping from a balcony after arguing with his girlfriend, authorities said.
Less than a week before their annual Pac-12 showdown, UCLA moved up three spots in The Associated Press college football poll while USC rejoined the Top 25 thanks to Thursday’s win.
Tiegbe Bamba scored 19 points and Portland State defeated Southern California 76-68 Saturday in the season opener for two teams that were meeting for the first time in 37 years.
Police said the victim of an unspecified crime near the University of Southern California was transported to a hospital Friday night.
College football Rivalry Week has touched down in Los Angeles, and USC fans appear to have been the first to let everyone know it this year.
Former President Bill Clinton addressed more than 7,000 boys and girls Sunday afternoon at the world’s largest financial literacy education event.
Controversial actress Daniele Watts, who made headlines when she claimed to be the victim of racial profiling by police, spoke to law students at USC on Monday night.
Cody Kessler threw for 400 yards and five touchdowns and Southern California beat Washington State 44-17 in rainy, foggy conditions on Saturday.
Southern California has no seniors, just three juniors and two eligible transfers in coach Andy Enfield’s second season.
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