Southern Cal Defeats Washington State 50-16 - Recap
Southern Cal won 50-16 on Saturday against Washington State behind a 107-yard receiving performance from Stanley Havili at Martin Stadium.
Southern Cal won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 22-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 54.5.
Matt Barkley completed 16 of 25 pass attempts for 290 yards for the Trojans in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Cougars defense.
Jeff Tuel rushed for 26 yards for Washington State, while Logwone Mitz added 24 yards. Jeff Tuel threw for 222 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Jared Karstetter and Marquess Wilson had 87 and 59 yards respectively.
Washington State was outgained by Southern Cal 613-323 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-20 by the Trojans.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Cal as their offense was on the field for 30:36, longer than the 29:24 of their opponents.
Next game, Southern Cal takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Washington State, they head on the road to face UCLA.