A Two-Fer

The failure of USC to clear Armond Armstead not only cost the Trojans two defensive linemen next season (Armstead and his brother), it now means USC will face Arik Armstead next season and possibly highly regarded safety Shaq Thompson, who might also now commit to the Ducks.

Morning Buzz

Defensive lineman Arik Armstead makes his college choice today at 3 p.m. Offensive tackle Zach Banner announces Monday at 2:30 p.m. Offensive tackle Andrus Peat makes his decision Signing Day at 10:35 a.m. while offensive tackle Kyle Murphy decides at 1:15 p.m.

Jackson Reaction

“I don’t really focus on things like that. I don’t like to focus on how many I’ve scored. I’m just happy we won. It’s been frustrating for everybody for so long.”

– USC forward Garrett Jackson, who scored a career-high 16 points

O’Neill Reaction

“I’m glad this streak is over. I’ve been through many and they are hard to deal with. Especially for young people.”

– USC coach Kevin O’Neill after tonight’s 62-45 victory over Utah