Boxscore
Southern California 38, Arizona State 17
Saturday, November 10, 2012 3:00 PM
Location - Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Attendance - 80154

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Arizona State 7 7 3 0 17
Southern California 7 7 14 10 38

Recap


No. 22 Southern California 38, Arizona State 17:
Curtis McNeal scored three touchdowns and Marqise Lee had 10 catches for 161 yards, including an 80-yard score, as the host Trojans kept their Pac-12 title hopes alive.

Matt Barkley was 20-of-33 for 222 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions for the Trojans (7-3, 5-3 Pac-12), who outscored the Sun Devils 24-3 in the second half.

The Sun Devils (5-5, 3-4) were outgained 447-250 in total yards and lost their fourth straight game after a 5-1 start. Southern California recorded the 800th victory in the program’s history and needs a win over UCLA next Saturday to earn a rematch with Oregon in the Pac-12 title game.

Taylor Kelly gave Arizona State an early lead with a 34-yard touchdown pass to Chris Coyle with 10:51 left in the first quarter, but was constantly pressured in the second half and finished 19-for-30 for 174 yards with three interceptions.

Lee bolstered his surging Heisman Trophy campaign with 227 all-purpose yards, giving him 1,104 over the last three games. McNeal had 31 carries for 163 yards and capped the Trojans’ second-half explosion with a 27-yard touchdown run with 38 seconds remaining.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Barkley’s three interceptions tied his career high as the teams combined for nine turnovers. … Arizona State has not defeated the Trojans in Los Angeles since 1999. … The noon kickoff was the earliest for Southern California since 1998. … Southern California outgained the Sun Devils 225-71 on the ground.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:51
Arizona State   TD  Southern California 0 - Arizona State 7
1st Quarter - 1:24
Southern California   TD  Southern California 7 - Arizona State 7
2nd Quarter - 11:15
Arizona State   TD  Southern California 7 - Arizona State 14
2nd Quarter - 0:35
Southern California   TD  Southern California 14 - Arizona State 14
3rd Quarter - 12:33
Arizona State   FG  Southern California 14 - Arizona State 17
3rd Quarter - 8:49
Southern California   TD  Southern California 21 - Arizona State 17
3rd Quarter - 0:19
Southern California   TD  Southern California 28 - Arizona State 17
4th Quarter - 5:08
Southern California   FG  Southern California 31 - Arizona State 17
4th Quarter - 0:38
Southern California   TD  Southern California 38 - Arizona State 17
TEAMS

Team Records

  Arizona State Southern California
W/L 5 - 5 - 0 7 - 3 - 0
Conference 3 - 4 - 0 5 - 3 - 0

Team Stats

  Arizona State Southern California
Score 17 38
First Downs 15 23
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-16
38%
7-for-16
44%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-3
33%
2-for-2
100%
Total Yards 250 447
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 35-71 43-225
Average/Rush 2.0 5.2
Passing
Comp-Att 20-33 20-33
Passing Yards 179 222
Average/Pass Play 4.5 6.3
Penalties-Yards 7-49 4-30
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-2
Interceptions Thrown 3 3
Time of Possession 23:41 36:19

PLAYER STATS

Arizona State (5 - 5)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Kelly 19/30 174 1 3
M. Eubank 1/3 5 0 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Barkley 20/33 222 3 3
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Marshall 6 37 6.2 0
M. Eubank 5 28 5.6 0
M. Grice 5 15 3.0 0
D. Foster 3 0 0.0 0
T. Kelly 16 -9 -0.6 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. McNeal 31 163 5.3 2
M. Lee 6 66 11.0 0
D. Morgan 4 9 2.2 0
M. Barkley 2 -13 -6.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Coyle 5 85 17.0 1
R. Ross 2 31 15.5 0
M. Grice 7 30 4.3 0
J. Miles 2 15 7.5 0
D. Foster 2 10 5.0 0
C. Marshall 2 8 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Lee 10 161 16.1 1
N. Agholor 2 22 11.0 0
C. McNeal 1 22 22.0 1
X. Grimble 5 20 4.0 1
R. Woods 2 -3 -1.5 0
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