This Week In College Basketball: Purdue Climbing The AP RankingsThe Boilermakers are starting to emerge as a potential national title threat.
Left Out Of College Football Playoff, Ohio State Gets USC In Cotton BowlLeft out of the title race, Ohio State is instead returning to the stadium where the Buckeyes won the first national championship in the four-team College Football Playoff system.
No. 4 USC Rallies For Double-Overtime Win Over Texas, 27-24Freshman Chase McGrath kicked a 43-yard field goal in the second overtime after hitting a tying 31-yarder on the final snap of regulation, and No. 4 Southern California rallied for a wild 27-24 victory over Texas on Saturday night.
Texas Faces USC In First Meeting Since 2006 Rose BowlTom Herman of Texas has a reputation as a big-game coach in his short career. Nothing would give his tenure some Hollywood sizzle like beating a top five program on the road on national television.
Texas Not Set On Starting QB For Trip To USCTexas coach Tom Herman isn't saying who will start at quarterback against USC this weekend. Regular starter Shane Buechele must come back from a sore shoulder. But even if he does, freshman Sam Ehlinger could still win the job.
Motley Scores 19 As Baylor Defeats USC, Moves To Sweet 16Johnathan Motley had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 3 seed Baylor defeated No. 11 seed Southern California 82-78 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Rising Star: USC Forward Chimezie MetuSophomore forward Chimezie Metu, perhaps USC's most consistent player, earned the Pac-12’s Most Improved Player award this season.
USC Hits FG To Beat Penn State 52-49 In Rose BowlMatt Boermeester hit a 46-yard field goal as time expired, and USC rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter for a 52-49 victory over Penn State on Monday night in the Rose Bowl.