TEMPE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 24: Cameron Marshall #6 of the Arizona State Sun Devils celebrates a touchdown with the fans against the University of Southern California Trojans at Sun Devil Stadium on September 24, 2011 in Tempe, Arizona. Arizona State won 43-22. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

USC Vs. Arizona State Final Score: Sun Devils Shake Demons, 43-22

For the first time since 1999, Arizona State beat USC. And left no doubt in the process.

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USC Vs. Arizona State Score: Sun Devils Beat Trojans, 43-22 First Time Since 1999

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(thanks to @bubbaprog for the GIF of Burfict assaulting Dennis Erickson with Powerade)

The Arizona State Sun Devils hadn't beaten the USC Trojans in 11 straight games. USC turned the ball over four times, including an interception returned for a touchdown that pretty much put the game out of reach. It was the first time the Sun Devils have beaten the Trojans since 1999.

ASU's star linebacker Vontaze Burfict picked off Matt Barkley, who actually made the tackle on Burfict. To everyone's surprise, Burfict then help up Barkely who earlier in the week called him a "dirty player". "He's a dirty player," Barkley told the LA Times. "His switch is always on. And it's not a good switch."

Trojans quarterback Matt Barkely struggled, turning the ball over twice, including an interception by Shelly Lyons that was returned for a touchdown and all but sealed the deal for the Sun Devils. ASU quarterback Brock Osweiler threw for just over with two touchdowns, but the Sun Devils rode running back Cameron Marshall to the victory. Marshall ended the day with 141 rushing yards and three touchdowns, including a 70 yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

USC falls to 3-1 overall and 1-1 in the Pac-12 with the loss, while ASU improves to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the Pac-12.

For more news and discussion, check out SB Nation's USC blog, Conquest Chronicles, and its Arizona State blog, House Of Sparky. Also, stay tuned to SB Nation's college football news hub.

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USC Vs. Arizona State Score: Trojans Trail Sun Devils At Half, 21-9

Nothing was working right for the USC Trojans in the first half and it shows on the scoreboard. The Trojans have yet to find the end zone in Tempe, settling for three field goals as the Arizona State Sun Devils opted for touchdowns. At the half, the Sun Devils lead the Trojans, 21-9.

It's not as though Arizona State is doing anything spectacular, instead just taking advantage of USC miscues. On the first drive of the game, Cameron Marshall, running on a bum ankle, broke free and outran the defense for 70 yards and the touchdown. USC answered with a field goal before Arizona State put another touchdown on the board with a two-yard strike from Brock Osweiler to Gerell Robinson early in the second quarter.

The Trojans tacked on another field goal and were driving again when Vontaze Burfict picked off a Matt Barkley pass, leading to another Sun Devils touchdown. Barkley finished the half with 106 yards through the air, but did not throw a touchdown. Osweiler, on the other hand, completed 12 of 14 passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns in the half.

At the half, the Trojans are on the ropes, trailing Arizona State 21-9

For more news and discussion, check out SB Nation's USC blog, Conquest Chronicles, and its Arizona State blog, House Of Sparky. Also, stay tuned to SB Nation's college football news hub.

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USC Vs. Arizona State Game Time, TV Schedule, Spread And More

The No. 23-ranked Trojans travel to Tempe in a Pac-12 South battle.

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