UCLA wins Crosstown Cup

Lonzo Ball and the UCLA men’s basketball team had three head-to-head wins against USC,
which helped the Bruins win the Crosstown Cup. (Scott Varley/Staff Photographer)

UCLA has clinched the Crosstown Cup, winning the annual rivalry across all sports with USC 105-85, UCLA announced Tuesday.

USC still leads the all-time Crosstown Cup series 10-6. Since the Trojans won five consecutive Cups from 2007-12, USC and UCLA have alternated victories with the Bruins winning three of the past five.

For the 19 sports in which UCLA and USC both field teams, the school that wins more head-to-head matchups gets 10 points. When teams split the head-to-head matchups, they share the points evenly with five apiece.

The Bruins earned the full share of points from women’s volleyball, men’s volleyball, women’s soccer, women’s cross country, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s golf, men’s track and field, and baseball. The schools split the points between women’s tennis, women’s water polo and men’s tennis.

USC won in football, men’s water polo, women’s swim and dive, beach volleyball, women’s rowing, men’s gold and women’s track and field.

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