Tucson, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – Javorius Allen rushed for a career-high 205
yards with three touchdowns and the USC Trojans held off a furious fourth-
quarter comeback to upset the 10th-ranked Arizona Wildcats, 28-26, on
The Trojans led by 15 entering the fourth and Jared Baker scored a pair of
touchdowns in the final quarter to cut the deficit to two. Arizona was
unsuccessful on its two-point conversion attempt, but the hosts recovered a
perfect onside kick with just over a minute to play.
Anu Solomon, who threw for 395 yards and one touchdown, drove the Wildcats to
the USC 22 after successive completions to David Richards. Baker rushed for
three yards to move the ball a little closer and set up a game-winning field
goal attempt. Casey Skowron split the uprights on his 36-yard try, but the
Trojans called their final timeout to ice him.
And it worked.
Skowron thought about it and his second try went wide right as USC (4-2, 3-1
Pac-12) held on for the win.