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Breaking down USC's 28-26 victory over Arizona

USC held on to defeat 10th-ranked Arizona, 28-26, on Saturday at Arizona Stadium.

After trailing by 15, Arizona had the chance to tie -- and win -- the game with slightly more than three minutes remaining, but was unable to complete a two-point conversion and missed a 36-yard field goal after recovering an on-side kick.

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USC tailback Javorius Allen powered the offense. He rushed 208 yards and scored three touchdowns in 26 carries.

USC improves to 4-2 overall, 3-1 in Pac-12 Conference play.

Times beat reporter Gary Klein joins me to discuss USC's victory.

Here's the rundown:

  • Wild finish for second consecutive week

  • Freshmen defensive backs

  • Leonard Williams steps up

  • Offense does not open up

  • Javorius Allen carries the load

  • Pac-12 Conference shuffle

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