USC blanks Arizona State

USC blanks Arizona State

Joe McKnight rushed for 143 yards on 11 carries, as No. 8 USC dropped Arizona State 28-0 on Saturday.

Southern California covered as 25.5-point home favorites as the game played under the 46.5-point total listed by oddsmakers.

Mark Sanchez was 13-for-26 for 179 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions for the Trojans, as the quarterback ran one into the end zone for USC.

Rudy Carpenter went 11-for-20 for 126 yards with a pick for Arizona State, which amassed only 228 yards offense in the loss.