USC shuts down Washington State

Matt Barkley threw for 248 yards as the USC Trojans crushed the Washington State Cougars 27-6 Saturday night.

USC failed to cover the 45.5-point spread, while the teams played UNDER the posted total of 56.

Barkley completed 13-of-23 with a pair of touchdowns for USC. Washington State managed just 223 total yards in the loss.