The game started off a tight contest, but USC eventually dominated to pick up a win.
The Trojans are tightening up their game after an upset loss to UC Santa Barbara.
USC had three dominant performances but fell to No. 4 UC Santa Barbara.
The 2018 national champs will look to start their title defense on a winning note.
The Trojans enter the 2019 season with many changes, but plenty of expectations.
The Trojans were never able to pull away but made enough plays to get the win.
The Trojans will have to stave off the distractions that come with a rivalry game in order to defeat No. 3-ranked UCLA.
USC is building momentum as it prepares to defend its title in the postseason.
The Trojans will celebrate the seniors in the last regular season home game.
The Trojans will travel north to face No. 5 Cal with their sights set on playoffs and a national championship.