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It’s time for USC vs UCLA

LOS ANGELES — Yeah baby, it’s USC/UCLA Week, the time of the year when Southern California becomes as divided as you and your mother-in-law, and here we go again with the annual war of words.

If you didn’t think things weren’t already verbally heating up last week between the Trojans and Bruins, Oregon State’s huge upset over Arizona State on Saturday night has taken this Saturday’s Pac-12 South Division Rose Bowl showdown between USC and UCLA to the penthouse.

Simply put: If the Trojans defeat UCLA and Arizona State loses one more conference game (Washington State/at Arizona), the Men of Troy will represent the South Division against the North Division champion Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Championship Game on Dec. 6 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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Greg Katz
Greg Katz

Now entering his 59th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football columnist covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.

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