Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


LAst Night's Action: Trojans Run Wild over Wildcats

Before you
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

USC Trojans defeat Arizona Wildcats 24-21. The Trojans 205 yards on the ground coupled with their two fumble recoveries helped them beat No. 18 Arizona Wildcats, their first victory over a ranked team this season.

The Trojans defense didn’t start the game on the right foot allowing the Wildcats to drive down to their 17-yard line, but they were bailed out when Alex Zendejas missed the 34-yard field goal. The Trojans then drove down the field accented by Marc Tyler’s 23-yard run to get them to mid-field. Quarterback Matt Barkley called his own number at second-and-goal at the one-yard line drawing first blood for the Trojans.

The Wildcats responded with quarterback Nick Foles getting sacked by Shareece Wright and coughing the ball up giving the Trojans the ball on Arizona’s 22-yard line. Three plays later Barkley completed a seven-yard pass to Rhett Ellison to give the Trojans the 14-0 lead.

Thanks to Tyler’s 160 yards on 31 carries, the Trojans held on to the ball for 37 minutes, 27 seconds. Barkley went 21-for-35 for 170 yards with a touchdown and an interception

Support for LAist comes from

LA Kings defeat New York Islanders 5-1. Read my recap of the game.

USC Trojans defeat UC Irvine Anteaters 62-49.


Phoenix Suns (4-4) at LA Lakers (8-1). 6:30 pm FSWest, AM 710 KSPN.

Anaheim Ducks (21 pts., 10-7-1) at Chicago Blackhawks (17 pts., 8-9-1). 4:00 pm FS Prime Ticket, NHL Network (National), AM 830 KLAA.

FC Dallas at LA Galaxy. Western Conference Finals. 6:00 pm ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, AM 1150 KTLK, AM 1220 KWKU (en español).

NFL Schedule

10:00 a.m.
Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts. CBS.
Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears. Fox.

1:00 p.m.
Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants. Fox.

5:15 p.m.
New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers. NBC, AM 570 KLAC.