Trojans Down Virginia 17-14 - Match Report
The Trojans grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Cavaliers on Saturday, winning 17-14 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
The Trojans earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 20.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 52.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Matt Barkley completed 20 of 35 pass attempts for 202 yards for the Trojans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Perry Jones rushed for 77 yards for Virginia, while Keith Payne added 57 yards. Marc Verica threw for 190 yards for the Cavaliers, while receivers Joe Torchia and Dontrelle Inman had 73 and 54 yards respectively.
Virginia outgained Southern Cal 340-329 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Cavaliers.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Cal as their offense was on the field for 31:36, longer than the 28:24 of their opponents.
Southern Cal heads into a Week 3 battle against Minnesota. Virginia, meanwhile, will have their next action against VMI.