SWX's And O's: Washington State Vs. USC - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SWX's And O's: Washington State Vs. USC

Posted: Updated:
LOS ANGELES -

Here are six things you need to know about Washington State's upcoming game versus USC:

1) Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m.

This Saturday will be the first time that USC and WSU have played in almost three years. Due to the Pac-12 scheduling rotation, USC hasn't met WSU since 2010, when the Trojans won 50-16 behind 187 yards and two touchdowns from fullback Stanley Havili. It was the eighth straight win for USC over the Cougars.

2) 91-19-7

USC is 91-19-7 (.816) in home openers.

3) 8-58-4

WSU has won only 8 of 70 possible games against the Trojans. Their most recent win came in 2002, a 30-27 overtime victory in Pullman. It was the second straight win for WSU over USC, and its third in five tries.

4) 231

Total yards allowed by USC's defense in it's 30-13 win over Hawaii on Aug. 29. The Trojans totaled seven sacks, held Hawaii to 23 yards rushing and 4-of-18 on third down.

5) 199

Career receptions by USC wide receiver Marqise Lee, for 2,968 yards and 25 touchdowns. Lee had 118 grabs for 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns last year, when he was a unanimous first-team All-American widely considered the best skill position player in college football. Lee had a down week in the win over Hawaii, totaling eight catches for 104 yards but dropping a couple easy passes.

6) 169-41-8

USC has a nearly .800 winning percentage in September (.794).

  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
  • Idaho's Butterworth Named WAC Track Athlete of the Week

    Idaho's Butterworth Named WAC Track Athlete of the Week

    Idaho’s Alycia Butterworth has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, for April 14-20, the conference announced on Tuesday.>>
    Idaho’s Alycia Butterworth has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, for April 14-20, the conference announced on Tuesday.>>
  • Fortier, Zag Women Add German Star to Roster

    Fortier, Zag Women Add German Star to Roster

    Emma Stach has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Bulldog women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced Tuesday. Stach has had a prolific playing career already in Germany; one that started at the ripe-old-age of 13.>>
    Emma Stach has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Bulldog women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced Tuesday. Stach has had a prolific playing career already in Germany; one that started at the ripe-old-age of 13.>>
  • Washington St.Washington StateMore>>

  • Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
  • Oregon Completes Sweep of WSU

    Oregon Completes Sweep of WSU

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:16:00 GMT
    Washington State lost a hard-fought game, 2-1 to No. 10 Oregon at PK park, Saturday in a Pac-12 Conference baseball game.>>
    Washington State lost a hard-fought game, 2-1 to No. 10 Oregon at PK park, Saturday in a Pac-12 Conference baseball game.
    >>
  • Ducks Big Inning Cost WSU

    Ducks Big Inning Cost WSU

    Oregon scored five times in the fourth inning and the No. 10 Ducks defeated visiting Washington State 6-3 in Pac-12 baseball at PK Park, Friday.>>
    Oregon scored five times in the fourth inning and the No. 10 Ducks defeated visiting Washington State 6-3 in Pac-12 baseball at PK Park, Friday.>>