Southern Cal vs Minnesota Recap - Trojans Win 32-21
Allen Bradford scampered through the Minnesota defense for 131 yards as Southern Cal handed the Golden Gophers a 32-21 defeat on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 11 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for UNDER bettors based on the closing total of 56.5.
Matt Barkley completed 17 of 26 pass attempts for 192 yards for the Trojans in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Golden Gophers defense.
Donnell Kirkwood rushed for 40 yards for Minnesota, while DeLeon Eskridge added 31 yards. Adam Weber threw for 224 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers MarQueis Gray and Da'Jon McKnight had 98 and 53 yards respectively.
Southern Cal outgained Minnesota 408-307 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-18 by the Trojans.
Southern Cal led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:15/28:45 split in that important category.
Next game, Southern Cal takes its act on the road to face Washington State looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Northern Illinois.