Quote of the day: "One game is not going to dramatically change my perception or my feelings about our program."
USC plays Notre Dame on Saturday at the Coliseum.
The loss knocked USC out of contention for the Pac-12 South title.
Notre Dame is 7-4 after starting the season on a six-game win streak.
The Irish have lost four of their last five, including a 31-28 defeat to Louisville last Saturday in South Bend, Ind.
In The Times:
- No growing gap between USC and UCLA, Sarkisian says
- More than ever, it's a UCLA town
- Bill Plaschke's column from USC-UCLA game
- Five things we learned in USC's loss, with a video recap
- Long Beach Poly defeated Crespi
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