Quarterback Matt Barkley was largely held in check by the Washington defense, so the USC defense stepped up to the plate to get some points. Anthony Brown blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown, while Jawanza Starling forced a big fourth-quarter fumble in the victory over Washington. Running back Silas Redd rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown.
Arizona is in the midst of a three game losing streak to three ranked teams - Oregon, Oregon State and Stanford. The Wildcats host the Huskies this Saturday before taking on the Trojans next week. The Trojans defeated the Wildcats last year, 48-41.