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UCLA Earns Spot in Pac-12 Championship

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You know, the USC monopoly on college football in L.A. just might be over.

 

And Lane Kiffin’s seat as USC’s football coach just got a lot warmer.

 

UCLA defeated USC, 38-28, to snap a five-game losing streak against the Trojans and, more importantly, give the Bruins a spot in the Pac-12 Conference championship game for the second consecutive year.

 

Last year, UCLA played Oregon in the game because USC, the South Division winner, had been banned by the NCAA from postseason play.

 

This season, Coach Jim Mora’s first, the Bruins earned it.

 

UCLA improved its record to 9-2 overall, 6-2 in Pac-12 play. USC fell to 7-4, 5-4.

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