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USC isn't happy with its No. 1 ranking in an unusual category. Where's the luck?

USC isn't happy with its No. 1 ranking in an unusual category. Where's the luck?

Andy Enfield, the coach of the luckiest team in the nation by one measure, has had a stressful two weeks.

It started two Saturdays ago, when his USC team lost a close game to No. 6 Oregon. The following Saturday, USC suffered an embarrassing 32-point loss to No. 5 UCLA on the road.

Now the Trojans must play No. 4 Arizona on Thursday in Tucson, where the Wildcats have won 69 of their last 70 games. It will be the only time this season that any team has faced a top-six opponent three games in a row.

Before leaving for Tucson this week, Enfield was informed that, amid all of this, USC had hit the summit on rankings in an unusual category: luck.

Ken Pomeroy, the...

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