USC Tops Arizona in Orgeron’s Debut, 38-31

Javorius Allen rushed for two touchdowns and Nelson Agholor caught seven passes for 161 yards as Southern California got off to an impressive start with interim coach Ed Orgeron with a 38-31 victory over Arizona on Thursday night.

Cody Kessler passed for a respectable 297 yards and two TDs as the revitalized Trojans (4-2, 1-2 Pac-12) survived Arizona’s second-half rally to win under Orgeron.