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The Trojans' offense, which had thoroughly impressed to begin the season, had no answers for the Huskies' defensive pressure in 17-12 loss.
Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and the third all-time leading scorer in NBA history, said he doesn't need to defend his No. 93 ranking in ESPN's #NBArank project.
USC's loss to Washington was definitely a missed opportunity for the Trojans.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
NFL scout told me last week (before Saturday's games): "Arizona State will beat somebody they shouldn't. Washington will beat somebody they shouldn't." Both happened in 5-day span. Scout believed gaps between Pac-12 teams are negligible. Tough to see a 1-loss champ in that league.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Kobe Bryant on being No. 93 in ESPN's 2015-16 #NBArank: "Please don't ask me about silly stuff like that."
Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and DeMarre Carroll added 10 points and six rebounds in the Toronto Raptors' 105-97 preseason win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Husky jumps over Trojan for catch
Brayden Lenius leapt over a Trojan defender to complete this 21-yard pass from Jake Browning in the third to keep a drive alive as Washington upset No. 17 USC.
Washington gave the No. 17-ranked Trojans a stunning 17-12 defeat, marking consecutive home losses at USC for the first time since 2001.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Lakers fall to 0-3 in preseason after 105-97 loss to the Toronto Raptors here in Ontario, Calif. Kobe Bryant finished with his best game of the preseason thus far -- 16 points on 5-11 shooting in about 22 minutes. Julius Randle had another impressive showing with 17 points on 7-10 shooting. And Lakers guard Lou Williams scored 19 against his former team.
Not good to be young, but good to win
Washington head coach Chris Petersen on the Huskies' upset over No. 17 USC: "The guys played hard. And that's just our whole thing. We're going to make mistakes because we are so young."
Myles Gaskin ran for 134 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Washington shut down No. 17 Southern California's high-powered offense throughout a 17-12 victory over the Trojans on Thursday.
Final: Huskies 17, Trojans 12
USC was 0-17 when trailing by double digits in the fourth quarter over the last 10 seasons, and tonight was no different. Behind 17-6 in the fourth, the No. 17 Trojans lost their second straight home game, this time to the Huskies. Box score
Thursday night Week 6 curse in Pac-12?
With unranked Washington 3 minutes from upsetting No. 17 USC as a 17-point underdog in Week 6, last season in Week 6 on a Thursday night, unranked Arizona upset No. 2 Oregon as a 23-point underdog. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Trojans narrow deficit to 5 over Huskies
Ronald Jones II ran in a 1-yard TD to complete a 69-yard drive. USC went for the 2-point conversion but came up short as the No. 17 ranked team tries to come back from a 17-12 deficit on ESPN.
Huskies tack on 7 against Trojans
Myles Gaskin capped off a 50-yard drive with a 1-yard rush TD to punch in another 7 points. Washington leads USC 17-6 midway through the fourth quarter on ESPN.
Trojans lead 6-3 at the half
Cody Kessler led the USC offense 81 yards in 4:34, but the Huskies managed to hold the Trojans to a field goal to end the half. It's the first time since Week 9 of 2011 that USC has not scored a TD in the first half (Oct. 29 vs. Stanford). Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Kessler connects with Smith-Schuster
Cody Kessler found JuJu Smith-Schuster for 26 yards in the second to gain the first down, but USC is still knotted at 3 with Washington on ESPN.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Rough first quarter for USC QB Cody Kessler vs. Washington. He finished just 4-of-9 for 39 yards and threw a pair of interceptions after throwing just one pick in the previous four games. USC still managed to take a 3-0 lead into the second quarter.