USC's defense proved itself for a second consecutive week in a 27-21 victory over California on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The Trojans improved to 4-3 overall and 3-2 in the Pac-12 Conference. The Bears fell to 5-3 and 2-3.
USC held a three-point lead, 10-7, at halftime before scoring 14 points within 23 seconds in the third quarter.
Tailback Tre Madden rushed for two yards and a touchdown and Adoree' Jackson made his first career interception and returned it 46 yards for a touchdown, which gave USC a 24-7 lead.
California quarterback Jared Goff led 81-yard and 87-yard scoring drives in the third and fourth...