Senior center Thomas Welsh shows his appreciation for the marching band after they sang happy birthday.
UCLA assistant coach Tyus Edney (left) talks to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer and former UCLA guard Reggie Miller (right) prior to tipoff.
Former UCLA forward/center Tony Parker (left) shares a hug with UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations Josh Rebholz.
USC forward Chimezie Metu sinks a hook shot while facing pressure from Welsh.
Welsh fires a floater to add to his total tally of 21 points.
Senior forward GG Goloman blocks a shot attempt by USC forward Nick Rakocevic.
Freshman guard Chris Smith's dunk attempt was stopped after a foul by Metu.
USC guard Elijah Stewart’s halftime buzzer beater was overturned after a review, reverting the Trojan’s halftime lead over the Bruins to just 1 point.
Freshman guard Jaylen Hands and Stewart scramble for a loose ball.
Freshman guard Kris Wilkes clutches his back in pain after a scuffle for a ball with Stewart.
Freshman guard Joseph Wallace joins the bench in celebrating a made 3-pointer.
Metu dunks the ball off an inbound alley-oop.
Welsh, Rakocevic and the referee separate Trojan forward Bennie Boatwright from Goloman after Boatwright shoved Goloman in response to getting fouled.
Stewart finishes his drive to the basket with a windmill layup to avoid block attempts by redshirt sophomore forward Alex Olesinski (left) and Welsh (right)
Coach Steve Alford yells out at his players from the sideline.
Holiday attempts a shot around a defending Rakocevic.
The Bruins and Trojans watch as Rakocevic misses both free throws awarded after a flagrant foul by Olesinsk, setting up Holiday to tie the score at 69 points.
Metu fouls Wilkes on a dunk attempt.
Men's basketball athletic trainer Shane Besedick bites down on a towel as he watches USC attempt to make a comeback.
Welsh and Alford celebrate after the center sealed UCLA's win over its rivals on his 22nd birthday.