Boxscore
Southern California 27, California 9
Saturday, September 22, 2012 6:00 PM
Location - Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance - 83421

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
California 0 3 6 0 9
Southern California 7 10 0 10 27

Recap


No. 12 USC 27, California 9:
Silas Redd rushed for 158 yards and Curtis McNeal added 115 as No. 12 Southern California dispatched visiting California in Pac-12 play.

Heisman Trophy candidate Matt Barkley threw two touchdown passes to Marqise Lee but also was intercepted twice as the Trojans (3-1, 1-1 Pac-12) accumulated 296 rushing yards while defeating the Golden Bears (1-3, 0-1) for the ninth consecutive time.

The Trojans’ defense sacked Cal quarterback Zach Maynard seven times and T.J. McDonald and Jawanza Starling recorded interceptions as USC outgained Cal 488-250.

Vincenzo D’Amato kicked three field goals, including boots of 26 and 35 in the third quarter to pull the Golden Bears within 17-9. Andre Heidari kicked a 41-yarder in the opening minute of the final quarter before Lee caught a 3-yard scoring pass from Barkley to give USC an 18-point advantage with 5:56 remaining.

Redd scored on a 33-yard scamper in the opening quarter and Lee caught an 11-yard scoring pass midway through the second as the Trojans took a 17-3 halftime lead.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Barkley became the third quarterback in USC history to top 10,000 career yards, joining former Heisman Trophy winners Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart. Barkley has 10,059 career passing yards. … Golden Bears receiver Keenan Allen had nine receptions for 94 yards. … Lee had 11 receptions and has caught 40 passes and six touchdowns over the first four games.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 7:54
Southern California   TD  Southern California 7 - California 0
2nd Quarter - 10:15
California   FG  Southern California 7 - California 3
2nd Quarter - 7:01
Southern California   TD  Southern California 14 - California 3
2nd Quarter - 0:03
Southern California   FG  Southern California 17 - California 3
3rd Quarter - 11:56
California   FG  Southern California 17 - California 6
3rd Quarter - 7:58
California   FG  Southern California 17 - California 9
4th Quarter - 14:10
Southern California   FG  Southern California 20 - California 9
4th Quarter - 5:56
Southern California   TD  Southern California 27 - California 9
TEAMS

Team Records

  California Southern California
W/L 1 - 3 - 0 3 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  California Southern California
Score 9 27
First Downs 21 29
3rd Down Efficiency 3-for-14
21%
5-for-12
42%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-2
50%
1-for-2
50%
Total Yards 250 488
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 36-77 40-296
Average/Rush 2.1 7.4
Passing
Comp-Att 18-34 22-34
Passing Yards 173 192
Average/Pass Play 5.1 4.7
Penalties-Yards 7-54 8-65
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 2 2
Time of Possession 28:32 31:28

PLAYER STATS

California (1 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
Z. Maynard 18/33 173 0 2
C. Anderson 0/1 0 0 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Barkley 22/34 192 2 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Anderson 5 32 6.4 0
B. Bigelow 4 31 7.8 0
I. Sofele 8 16 2.0 0
Z. Maynard 19 -2 -0.1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
S. Redd 21 158 7.5 1
C. McNeal 10 115 11.5 0
J. Allen 2 12 6.0 0
S. Vainuku 2 10 5.0 0
J. Akiba 1 3 3.0 0
M. Barkley 4 -2 -0.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
K. Allen 9 93 10.3 0
J. Wark 2 26 13.0 0
B. Treggs 1 17 17.0 0
E. Stevens 1 13 13.0 0
C. Harper 1 9 9.0 0
C. Anderson 1 7 7.0 0
I. Sofele 1 4 4.0 0
B. Schwenke 1 3 3.0 0
B. Bigelow 1 1 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Lee 11 94 8.5 2
X. Grimble 2 38 19.0 0
R. Woods 5 30 6.0 0
R. Telfer 2 17 8.5 0
N. Agholor 1 15 15.0 0
S. Redd 1 -2 -2.0 0
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