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Joseph Fauria #8 of the UCLA Bruins celebrates his touchdown with Jerry Johnson #9 for a 17-0 lead over the USC Trojans at Rose Bowl on November 17, 2012 in Pasadena, California.
In a game that will be talked about for years -- by UCLA fans -- Brett Hundley's Bruins beat up Matt Barkley's Trojans 38-28 in Pasadena.
The win Saturday snapped a five-game UCLA losing streak to USC and allowed the Bruins to clinch the Pac-12 South title.
Despite the fact that No. 17 UCLA had a better record than No. 20 USC entering the Rivalry Week game, most considered the Bruins underdogs in the match-up as just a year ago the Trojans easily won the annual skirmish 50-0.
After today's game, UCLA head coach Jim Mora was at a loss for words when asked what the victory means for him, in this, his first year at the helm.
"It means so much to the seniors. Look at them, they're going to address the fans," he told Fox Sports. "It's awesome. I don't know what to say. What do you want me to say?"
When asked if this is a new era in UCLA football, Mora was humble as players and fans celebrated around him. The victory was the Bruins first win over the Trojans since 2006 and just their second in 14 years.
"I don't know if I believe in all that stuff," he said in the rainy end zone. "I believe if you keep taking it one game at a time, keep preparing and playing hard, then you've got a chance to do things like this."
Predictably, Twitter was abuzz with Westwood pride as bragging rights had decisively been earned.