The top-ranked Trojans took down the Bruins at home to wrap up the regular season.
The Trojans fell to the No. 1 Bruins in Westwood to lock in USC’s postseason seeding.
After their solo loss against Stanford, the Trojans need the win to take the top seed.
Despite the return of senior Lucas Yoder, the Trojans fell to UCLA after three sets.
The streaking Trojans will look to earn their sixth win on the trot on Wednesday.
The Trojans edged the Bruins thanks to a big game from sophomore Lars Nootbaar.
USC beat No. 3 UCLA and No. 4 Pepperdine to begin its championship defense.
The Trojans triumphed over two Pac-12 foes en route to winning the tournament.
The No. 9 men’s tennis team traded a pair of wins and a loss at the 2017 ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Charlottesville, Va. last weekend.
After the Trojans beat the Bruins in January, the No. 6 team will look for revenge.