USC's defense never let up and for the first time in four seasons, the Trojans can claim Los Angeles after a 40-21 victory over rival UCLA.
USC improves to 8-4 overall and 6-3 in the Pac-12 Conference while UCLA falls to 8-4 and 5-4.
The Trojans, winners of the Pac-12 South Division, will play Stanford in the Pac-12 Conference championship game next Saturday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
USC defensive lineman Rasheem Green, a freshman, recovered a fumble in the third quarter and returned it 31 yards to give USC a 26-21 lead.
Cornerback Iman Marshall, also a freshman, followed with interceptions in the third and fourth...